ac·​et·​ox·​ime | \ ˌa-sət-ˈäk-ˌsēm \
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Definition of acetoxime

: a colorless crystalline volatile compound (CH3)2C=NOH formed from acetone by the action of hydroxylamine

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First Known Use of acetoxime

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetoxime

International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + oxime; probably originally formed as German azetoxim

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“Acetoxime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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