OTHER WORDS FROM acetoneac·e·ton·ic [as-i-ton-ik], /ˌæs ɪˈtɒn ɪk/, adjective
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Just as abrasive surfaces can ruin your TV, so can abrasive chemicals like acetone, ammonia, and alcohol—they can eat away the plastic.How to clean a TV screen|John Kennedy|February 15, 2022|Popular-Science
Like, “Let’s do biofuel, let’s do huge feed, let’s make acetone.”Is the Future of Farming in the Ocean? (Ep. 467)|Stephen J. Dubner|June 24, 2021|Freakonomics
Brown was then sent home with acetone and a rinse, which her sister then used to try and help remove the glue.Tessica Brown Successfully Removes Gorilla Glue Via Surgery|Jasmine Grant|February 11, 2021|Essence.com
She was sent home with sterilizing water and acetone wipes — commonly used for removing nail polish.She used Gorilla Glue as hairspray. After 15 washes and a trip to the ER, it still won’t budge.|Lateshia Beachum|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
She adds that the fire was set using gasoline, whereas the fires after were all set using acetone.Who Is Burning Down Detroit’s World-Famous Street Art?|James Fassinger|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Van Ronk described how when visiting Asch he would put on his “Folkways suit,” a filthy jacket that smelled of acetone.
Acetone is derived from decomposition of diacetic acid, and this in turn from beta-oxybutyric acid by oxidation.
Diacetic acid occurs in the same conditions as acetone, but is less frequent and has more serious significance.
Neutral volatile substances—ethyl alcohol, aldehyde, acetone.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
More accurate investigations enabled him to identify these substances with acetone compounds.Schenk's Theory: The Determination of Sex|Samuel Leopold Schenk
What comes over in the form of vapour is a mixture of water, acetone and wood spirit.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin