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cyclohexanone

[sahy-kloh-hek-suh-nohn, sik-loh-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. an oily liquid, C6H10O, with an acetone and peppermintlike odor, a cyclic butone used in organic synthesis and as an industrial solvent.
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Origin of cyclohexanone

First recorded in 1905–10; see origin at cyclohexane, -one
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British Dictionary definitions for cyclohexanone

cyclohexanone

noun
  1. a colourless liquid used as a solvent for cellulose lacquers. Formula: C 6 H 10 O
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