Definition of Ketones

1. Noun. (plural of ketone) ¹



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Definition of Ketones

1. ketone [n] - See also: ketone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ketones

ketolides
ketols
ketolytic
ketonaemia
ketonaemic
ketone
ketone-aldehyde mutase
ketone alcohol
ketone bodies
ketone body
ketone group
ketone oxidoreductases
ketonemia
ketonemias
ketonemic
ketones (current term)
ketonic
ketonimine
ketonimine dyes
ketonization
ketonuria
ketonurias
ketopantoic
ketopantoic acid
ketopentose
ketopentoses
ketophenylbutazone
ketophosphonate
ketophosphonates
ketoprofen

Literary usage of Ketones

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1. A History of Chemistry from Earliest Times to the Present Day Being Also an by Ernst von Meyer (1906)
"The work done upon the ketones, compounds so closely allied to the aldehydes, ... Important points in the further history of the ketones were (1) the ..."

2. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1911)
"In accordance with a general reaction, aldehydes and methyl-ketones may be ... The Algerian oil contains about 90% of these ketones, but in this case there ..."

3. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"Dl-ketones The di-ketones are similar to the ketone acids in being classified according to the relative position of the two carbonyl groups. ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"ketones, or Acetones, a class of bodies composed of an acid radical united with ... Nearly all the ketones now known consist of the radical of a fatty acid ..."

5. Catalysis in Organic Chemistryby Paul Sabatier by Paul Sabatier (1922)
"The yields of symmetrical ketones are very high, not only for acetic, ... Formation of ketones in Liquid Medium. In the case of monobasic acids which boil ..."

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