Ketone

Science / Chemistry / Ketone: An organic compound that contains a carbonyl group. For example, methyl ethyl ketone is CH3COCH2CH3_ is used in some adhesives.

Nutty

Life Style / Coffee / Nutty: An aromatic sensation created by a moderately volatile set of aldehydes and ketones that produce sensations reminiscent of roasted nuts. Characteristic of poor quality beans, that float, remain lighte MORE

Malty

Life Style / Tea / Malty: slightly over-fired tea, sometimes desirable MORE

Soaking The Ball

Entertainment / Bowling / Soaking The Ball: In the 1970's, Don McCune, a PBA player, discovered that if you soaked a ball with a particular solvent (Methyl Ethyl Ketone, aka mek) it made the surface of hard polyester balls softer, resulting in MORE

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