butanone definition

  • noun:
    • A colorless, combustible ketone, CH3COCH2CH3, found in lacquers, paint removers, cements and glues, cleaning fluids, and celluloid. Also referred to as methyl ethyl ketone.
    • A simple aliphatic ketone, CH3CH2COCH3, prepared industrially as a solvent, for use into the manufacture of paints etc.
    • colorless dissolvable flammable liquid ketone utilized as a solvent for resins and also as a paint cleaner as well as in lacquers and cements and adhesives and cleaning fluids and celluloid

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