Hexone meaning

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The definition of hexone is methyl isobutyl ketone, a colorless liquid chemical compound used a solvent.

An example of a hexone is a solvent for lacquer.

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Methyl isobutyl ketone, a colorless liquid, (CH3)2CHCH2COCH3, used as a solvent for paints, gums, and resins, in organic synthesis, etc.
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Designating a group of organic bases containing six carbon atoms in each molecule, formed by the hydrolysis of proteins.
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(organic chemistry) A liquid hydrocarbon, C6H8, of the valylene series, obtained from distillation products of certain fats and gums.
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Origin of hexone

  • hex- +‎ -one

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