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A colorless, flammable ketone, C4H8O, used in lacquers, paint removers, cements and adhesives, cleaning fluids, and celluloid. Also called methyl ethyl ketone.
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless soluble flammable liquid used mainly as a solvent for resins, as a paint remover, and in lacquers, cements, and adhesives. Formula: CH3COC2H5. Also called: methyl ethyl ketone
[C20: from butan(e) + -one]
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|Noun||1.||butanone - colorless soluble flammable liquid ketone used as a solvent for resins and as a paint remover and in lacquers and cements and adhesives and cleaning fluids and celluloid|
ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals