<chemistry> A colourless oily liquid related to the ketones, and obtained by the decomposition of pinacone; hence, by extension, any one of the series of which pinacolin proper is the type.

Alternative forms: pinacoline.

Origin: Pinacone + L. Oleum oil.

(01 Mar 1998)

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