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chloroacetone

chlo·ro·ac·e·tone
C c

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-oh-as-i-tohn, klohr-]
    • /ˌklɔr oʊˈæs ɪˌtoʊn, ˌkloʊr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-oh-as-i-tohn, klohr-]
    • /ˌklɔr oʊˈæs ɪˌtoʊn, ˌkloʊr-/

Definitions of chloroacetone word

  • noun chloroacetone a colorless, lachrymatory, poisonous liquid, C 3 H 5 ClO, used chiefly in organic synthesis and in the manufacture of insecticides and perfumes. 1
  • noun chloroacetone (organic chemistry) The chlorinated derivative of acetone CH3-CO-CH2Cl used in tear gas and in organic synthesis. 0

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Parts of speech for Chloroacetone

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chloroacetone popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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