isatin


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isatin

(ˈaɪsətɪn) or

isatine

n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellowish-red crystalline compound soluble in hot water, used for the preparation of vat dyes. Formula: C8H5NO2
[C19: from Latin isatis woad + -in]
ˌisaˈtinic adj
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Adsorption and inhibitive properties of some new Mannich bases of Isatin derivatives on corrosion of mild steel in acidic media.
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