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hexone

[ hek-sohn ]
/ ˈhɛk soʊn /
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noun Chemistry.
any of various organic ketones containing six atoms of carbon in the molecule.
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Origin of hexone

First recorded in 1895–1900; hex- + -one
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British Dictionary definitions for hexone

hexone
/ (ˈhɛksəʊn) /

noun
another name for methyl isobutyl ketone
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