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 (ăm′ēn′, ă-mēn′)
Any of a class of inorganic coordination compounds of ammonia and a metallic salt.

am′mi·no′ (ăm′ə-nō′, ə-mē′nō) adj.


(ˈæmiːn; əˈmiːn)
(Elements & Compounds) a compound that has molecules containing one or more ammonia molecules bound to another molecule, group, or atom by coordinate bonds. Also called: ammoniate or ammonate
[C19: from amm(onia) + -ine2]


(ˈæm in, əˈmin)

1. a complex containing one or more ammonia molecules in coordinate linkage.
2. any complex containing one or more ammonia molecules bonded to a metal ion.
[1895–1900; amm (onia) + -ine2]
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Noun1.ammine - a complex inorganic compound that contains ammonia molecules
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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