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diketone

[ dahy-kee-tohn ]
/ daɪˈki toʊn /
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noun Chemistry.
a compound containing two C=O groups, as CH3COCOCH3.
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Origin of diketone

First recorded in 1895–1900; di-1 + ketone
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