diacetone alcohol

noun \"+\
variants: less commonly

diacetone

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Definition of diacetone alcohol

  1. :  a liquid keto alcohol CH3COCH2C(OH)(CH3)2 made usually by alkaline condensation of acetone and used chiefly as a solvent (as in lacquer formulations) and in hydraulic brake fluids

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Origin and Etymology of diacetone alcohol

di- + acetone


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