Meaning of cyclohexanone

cy•clo•hex•a•none

Pronunciation: (sī"klō-hek'su-nōn", sik"lō-), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. an oily liquid, CHO, with an acetone and peppermintlike odor, a cyclic butone used in organic synthesis and as an industrial solvent.
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