Meaning of bromoacetone

bro•mo•ac•e•tone

Pronunciation: (brō"mō-as'i-tōn"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless and highly toxic liquid, CHBrCOCH, used as a lachrymatory compound in tear gas and chemical warfare gas.
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