noun ac·et·ox·ime \ˌa-sət-ˈäk-ˌsēm\

Definition of acetoxime



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

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Origin and Etymology of acetoxime

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

First Known Use: 1883

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