Origin of butanone
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- a colourless soluble flammable liquid used mainly as a solvent for resins, as a paint remover, and in lacquers, cements, and adhesives. Formula: CH 3 COC 2 H 5Also called: methyl ethyl ketone
C20: from butan (e) + -one
- A colorless, flammable compound used as a solvent and in cleaning fluids and celluloid. Butanone is a ketone. Also called methyl ethyl ketone. Chemical formula: C4H8O.
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