ALL meanings of chloroacetone

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  • 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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