What does acetophenone mean?
The definition of acetophenone
Ac`e*to*phe”none, n. [Acetic + phenyl + one.] (Chem.)
A crystalline ketone, CH3COC6H5, which may be obtained by the dry distillation of a mixture of the calcium salts of acetic and benzoic acids. It is used as a hypnotic under the name of hypnone.