acetophenone definition

  • noun:
    • The fragrant ketone, phenyl methyl ketone, found in the make of very many natural compounds
    • A crystalline ketone, CH3.CO.C6H5, which can be acquired by the dried out distillation of a mixture of the calcium salts of acetic and benzoic acids. It really is made use of as a hypnotic underneath the name of hypnone.
    • A compound, C6H5COCH3, formed because of the distillation of an assortment of calcium acetate and benzoate.

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