cyclohexanone

noun
cy·​clo·​hex·​a·​none | \ ˌsī-klō-ˈhek-sə-ˌnōn How to pronounce cyclohexanone (audio) \

Definition of cyclohexanone

: a liquid ketone C6H10O used especially as a solvent and in organic synthesis

First Known Use of cyclohexanone

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Cyclohexanone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclohexanone. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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