Meaning of propiolactone in English:

propiolactone

Pronunciation /ˌprəʊpɪə(ʊ)ˈlaktəʊn/

noun

Chemistry
  • A pungent, colourless, liquid β-lactone (more fully "β-propiolactone"), used as a disinfectant.

    Formula: CH₂COOCH₂.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts.