methyl ethyl ketone
noun Date: 1876 a flammable liquid compound C4H8O similar to acetone and used chiefly as a solvent — abbreviation MEK

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  • Methyl ethyl ketone — Butanone Butanone Structure de la Butanone Général Nom IUPAC Butan 2 one …   Wikipédia en Français

  • methyl ethyl ketone — noun colorless soluble flammable liquid ketone used as a solvent for resins and as a paint remover and in lacquers and cements and adhesives and cleaning fluids and celluloid • Syn: ↑butanone • Hypernyms: ↑ketone * * * noun : a flammable liquid… …   Useful english dictionary

  • methyl ethyl ketone — Chem. a colorless, flammable liquid, C4H8O, produced by synthesis or fermentation: used chiefly as a solvent, as a paint remover, and in the manufacture of plastics. Abbr.: MEK Also called butanone. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • methyl ethyl ketone — noun The industrial solvent butanone …   Wiktionary

  • methyl ethyl ketone — noun → butanone …   Australian English dictionary

  • Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide — Preferred IUPAC name 2 Hydroperoxy 2 ((2 hydroperoxybutan 2 yl)peroxy)butane[citation needed] …   Wikipedia

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  • Methyl-Ethyl-Keton — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Butanon Andere Namen MEK Methylethylketo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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