Definition of propanone in English:

propanone

noun

Chemistry
  • another term for acetone
    • ‘Organic solvents include such compounds as ethanol and propanone.’
    • ‘The ketone CH 3 COCH 3 is known as propanone, dimethyl ketone, and acetone.’

Pronunciation:

propanone

/ˈprəʊpənəʊn/