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cyclohexanone

[sahy-kloh-hek-suh-nohn, sik-loh-] /ˌsaɪ kloʊˈhɛk səˌnoʊn, ˌsɪk loʊ-/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
an oily liquid, C 6 H 10 O, with an acetone and peppermintlike odor, a cyclic butone used in organic synthesis and as an industrial solvent.
Origin of cyclohexanone
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; See origin at cyclohexane, -one
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cyclohexanone

/ˌsaɪkləʊˈhɛksəˌnəʊn/
noun
1.
a colourless liquid used as a solvent for cellulose lacquers. Formula: C6H10O
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