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A colorless, volatile, extremely flammable liquid ketone, C3H6O, widely used as an organic solvent. It is one of the ketone bodies that accumulate in the blood and urine when fat is being metabolized.
ac′e·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.
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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless volatile flammable pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of chemicals and as a solvent and thinner for paints, varnishes, and lacquers. Formula: CH3COCH3. Systematic name: propanone
[C19: from German Azeton, from aceto- + -one]
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a volatile, flammable liquid, C3H6O, used in paints and varnishes, as a solvent, and in organic synthesis.
ac`e•ton′ic (-ˈtɒn ɪk) adj.
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A colorless, extremely flammable liquid, C3H6O, that is widely used as a solvent, for example in nail-polish remover.
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|Noun||1.||acetone - the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics|
ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
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acetone[ˈæsɪtəʊn] N → acetona f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
acetone[ˈæsɪtəʊn] n → acétone f
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
acetone[ˈæsɪtəʊn] n → acetone m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. acetona, sustancia fragante usada como solvente y que se observa en cantidad excesiva en casos de diabetes.
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