Definition of Michler's ketone in English:

Michler's ketone

noun

Chemistry
  • The ketone corresponding to Michler's hydrol, made by treating phosgene or carbon tetrachloride with dimethylaniline; 4,4′-bis(dimethylamino)benzophenone, [C₆H₄N(CH₃)₂]₂CO.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society.