Michler's ketone

noun Mich·ler's ketone \ˈmiklə(r)z-\

Definition of Michler's ketone

  1. :  a crystalline amino ketone [(CH3)2NC6H4]2CO made by treating dimethylaniline with phosgene and used in the manufacture of triphenylmethane dyes

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Origin and Etymology of michler's ketone

after Wilhelm T. Michler †1889 German chemist

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