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      n   a colourless volatile flammable pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of chemicals and as a solvent and thinner for paints, varnishes, and lacquers. Formula: CH3COCH3,   (Systematic name)    propanone         
     (C19: from German Azeton, from aceto- + -one)  
  acetonic      adj  
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