methyl ethyl ketone


methyl ethyl ketone

noun

Definition of METHYL ETHYL KETONE

:  a flammable liquid compound C4H8O similar to acetone and used chiefly as a solvent —abbreviation MEK

First Known Use of METHYL ETHYL KETONE

1876

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