methyl isobutyl ketone


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methyl isobutyl ketone

(ˌaɪsəʊˈbjuːtaɪl; -tɪl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless insoluble liquid ketone used as a solvent for organic compounds, esp nitrocellulose; 4-methylpentan-2-one. Formula: (CH3)2CHCH2COCH3. Also called: hexone
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