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Definition of the noun acetone

What does acetone mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acetones

  1. the simplest ketone; a highly flammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
    • examples: I think I forgot to rinse the condenser with acetone. | Acetone cannot be drunk.
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of acetone: dimethyl ketone / propanone
    • more generic terms: ketone = any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals; dissolvent / dissolver / dissolving agent / resolvent / solvent = a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

Alternative definition of the noun acetone

noun

  1. [organic compound] A colourless, volatile, flammable liquid ketone, (CH3)2CO, used as a solvent.

Group

Acetone was an alternative rock and slowcore band formed in 1992 in Los Angeles, California, from three core members of the group Spinout, formed in 1987. Mark Lightcap played guitar, with Richie Lee on bass and Steve Hadley on drums. The group disbanded after Richie Lee apparently committed suicide on July 23, 2001.

Music

  1. "Acetone" is a musical album of Acetone.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  2. "Acetone" is a cataloged instance, composition.

Phrases with Acetone

  1. acetone body
  2. Acetone peroxide

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acetone

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Google previewHazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders, Third Edition (2013)

by Robert Burke

Acetone is a carbonyl, is polar, and is miscible with water, which means it will require polar solvent foam for fire extinguishment. This compound is...

Google previewOrganic and Biological Chemistry (2012)

by H. Stephen Stoker

Acetone is an excellent solvent because it is miscible with both water and nonpolar solvents. Acetone is the main ingredient in gasoline treatments that are designed to solubilize water in the gas tank and allow it to pass through the engine in ...

Google previewGeneral, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2012)

by H. Stephen Stoker

Acetone is an excellent solvent because it is miscible with both water and nonpolar solvents. Acetone is the main ingredient in gasoline treatments that are designed to solubilize water in the gas tank and allow it to pass through the engine in ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for A Comprehensive Guide to the Hazardous Properties of Chemical Substances, textbook by Pradyot Patnaik (2012)

Chemistry, Chemistry by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acetone is the simplest ...

Google previewSpacecraft Water Exposure Guidelines for Selected Contaminants: (2007)

by Committee on Toxicology, Committee on Spacecraft Exposure Guidelines, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

NASA-Johnson Space Center Toxicology Group Habitability and Environmental Factors Branch Houston, Texas PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Acetone is a clear, colorless, highly volatile, flammable liquid ...

Google previewImmunochemistry (1994)

by Vanoss

Acetone is an excellent preservative and is used frequently in immunohistochemistry on tissue sections and cell or tissue imprint ...

Google previewFundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition (2011)

by Stanley E. Manahan

Acetone is a good solvent and is chemically less reactive than the aldehydes, which all have the functional group than the aldehydes, which all have the functional group C O H Aldehyde group in which binding of the C in which binding of the ...

Google previewFundamentals of Sustainable Chemical Science (2009)

by Stanley E. Manahan

Acetone is a good solvent and is chemically less reactive than the aldehydes, which all have the functional group than the aldehydes, which all have the functional group C O H Aldehyde group in which binding of the C in which binding of the ...

Google previewNutritional Concerns in Recreation, Exercise, and Sport (2009)

by Judy A. Driskell, Ira Wolinsky

Acetone is a ketone and acetoacetate and ...

Google previewLetterboxer's Companion (2011)

Exploring the Mysteries Hidden in the Great Outdoors by Randy Hall

caution: Acetone is a dangerous, extremely flammable chemical. Read the directions and cautions on the bottle before using. Do not experiment with acetone and heat transference at the same time or on the same piece of carving material.

Google previewHunter's Diseases of Occupations, Tenth Edition (2010)

by Peter J Baxter, Tar-Ching Aw, Anne Cockcroft, Paul Durrington, J Malcolm Harrington

O Acetone is the simplest of ketones. It is a clear and colourless liquid with a strong 'fruity' odour. Acetone is extensively used as an industrial solvent, and in inks, paints, varnishes and other consumer products. It is a starting material ...

Google previewThe 100 Most Important Chemical Compounds (2007)

A Reference Guide by Richard Leroy Myers

g/cm3 Acetone is a flammable, colorless liquid with a pleasant odor.

Google previewModern Oxidation Methods (2011)

by Jan-Erling Bäckvall

acetone is the current method for phenol synthesis used worldwide [70]. An efficient approach to phenols through the formation of hydroperoxides from alkylbenzenes is successfully achieved by aerobic oxidation using NHPI as a catalyst.

Google previewBoston Medical and Surgical Journal (1904)

Though tissue destruction is conceded to be essential, it is not evident that acetone is the result of the breaking down of proteids (von Noorden, Honig- mann). Acetone excretion may be diminished by a diet of proteids. Waldvogel administered ...

Google previewPropanols—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

ScholarlyBrief

Acetone is an effective solvent for small specimens, less than 1.5 mm. Being polar, Acetone Will partition itself into the aqueous phase. It has problems extracting large molecular weight lipids that have hydrophobic groups. Paraffin cannot be ...

Google previewInterpreting Infrared, Raman, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra (2001)

by Richard A. Nyquist

Acetone is the simplest member of the ketone series.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Quantum Chemistry & Spectroscopy by Thomas Engel, ISBN 9780321615046 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acetone: Acetone is the organic compoundwith the formula (CH 3 ) 2 CO,a colorless, mobile, flammableliquid, thesimplestexample oftheketones. Acetone is miscible with water and serves as an important solvent in its own right, typically ...

Google previewSpacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations for Selected Airborne Contaminants: (2000)

by Subcommittee on Spacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations National Research Council, Commission on Life Sciences

B1 ACETONE Hector D. Garcia, Ph.D. Johnson Space Center Toxicology Group Medical Operations Branch Houston, Texas PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Acetone is a clear, colorless, highly volatile, flammable liquid with a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1987)

Volume 27 - Hydrogen Cyanide to Ketones Dimethyl (Acetone) by John J. McKetta Jr

Volume 27 - Hydrogen Cyanide to Ketones Dimethyl (Acetone) John J. McKetta Jr...

The vaporized catalyst solution is separated from the crude acetone product and is regenerated with air before being recycled to the reactor: 2CuCl + 2HCI+ ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Acetona Acetone. Acetone (2-propanone) CH3COCH3. Dimethyl ketone.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

OH HgOOCCH3 CH3C CH 3 CH3 CH3 CH2C CH3 Acetone (mol wt 58) A ketone that can be formed either from condensation of acetyl CoA or from bacterial ...

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