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im·ine(ĭm′ēn′, -ĭn, ĭ-mēn′)
A highly reactive organic compound containing an NH group doubly bonded to a carbon atom.
[Alteration of amine.]
im′i·no (ĭm′ə-nō′) adj.
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(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic compounds in which a nitrogen atom is bound to one hydrogen atom and to two alkyl or aryl groups. They contain the divalent group NH
[C19: alteration of amine]
(Mining & Quarrying) Institution of Mining Engineers
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i•mine(ɪˈmin, ˈɪm ɪn)
a compound containing the NH group united with a nonacid group.
[< German Imin 1883, alter. of Amin amine]
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