Definition of Sulphone

1. n. Any one of a series of compounds analogous to the ketones, and consisting of the sulphuryl group united with two hydrocarbon radicals; as, dimethyl sulphone, (CH&?;)&?;.SO&?;.



Definition of Sulphone

1. Noun. alternative spelling of sulfone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sulphone

1. sulfone [n -S] - See also: sulfone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulphone

sulphocarbonic acid
sulphocyanate
sulphocyanates
sulphocyanide
sulphocyanides
sulphocyanogen
sulphohalite
sulpholipid
sulpholipids
sulphonal
sulphonamide
sulphonamides
sulphonate
sulphonates
sulphonation
sulphone (current term)
sulphonediimine
sulphonediimines
sulphones
sulphonic
sulphonic acid
sulphonic anhydride
sulphonimide
sulphonimides
sulphonitric
sulphonium
sulphonphthalein
sulphonphthaleins
sulphonyl
sulphonylamine

Literary usage of Sulphone

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1. Organic Chemistry: Or : Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds by Victor von Richter (1922)
"Phenyl-sulphone-ethyl alcohol upon oxidation yields phenyl-sulphone- acetic ... The hydrogen of the CH2 group in the esters of phenyl-sulphone- acetic acid ..."

2. An Introduction to Chemical Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics in Relation to by Hugh McGuigan (1921)
"... mercaptan This can be oxidized by KMn04 to a sulphone: ... This is acetone diethyl sulphone or sulphone methane or diethyl sulphone dimethyl methane ..."

3. Phenylsulphoneorthocarbonic Acid and Related Compounds by Howard Waters Doughty (1904)
"From this it was evident that the acid obtained by Canter, which melts at 2(37° is not formed from the same sulphone that gives ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"19-75 !9'23 This sulphone formed a very thick heavy oil. Its sp. gr. was found to be ... The sp. gr. of the nonyl sulphone was found to be i-n6i at 20°. ..."

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