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Definition of "propanone" [propanone]

  • The systematic name of the simplest ketone with formula C3H6O, usually called acetone. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "propanone" in a sentence
  • "Oxidative properties of nitrous oxide were shown on a glowing wooden stick, burning sulphur, ethanol and propanone applied on cotton, and steel wool."
  • "Cyclohexanone methyl ethanoate (acetate) propanone"
  • "If a higher priority group is present (such as an aldehyde, ketone or carboxylic acid), then it is necessary to use the prefix \ "hydroxy\", [3] for example: 1-hydroxy-2 - propanone (CH3COCH2OH)."