Meaning of acetophenone

a•ce•to•phe•none

Pronunciation: (u-sē"tō-fu-nōn', as"i-tō-), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless liquid, CHO, having a sweet odor: used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume. Also called
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