HyperDic: acetone

English > 1 sense of the word acetone:
NOUNsubstanceacetone, propanone, dimethyl ketonethe simplest ketone
acetone > pronunciation
Soundsae'sahtow.n
Rhymesallophone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > acetone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid / liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics.
Synonymspropanone, dimethyl ketone
BroaderketoneAny of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
solvent, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolventA liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
Spanishacetona
Catalanacetona
Adjectivesacetonicof or relating to acetone

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