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a·mine

 (ə-mēn′, ăm′ēn)
n.
Any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen, such as ethylamine, C2H5NH2, that may be considered ammonia derivatives in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by a hydrocarbon group.

amine

(əˈmiːn; ˈæmɪn)
n
(Chemistry) an organic base formed by replacing one or more of the hydrogen atoms of ammonia by organic groups
[C19: from am(monium) + -ine2]

a•mine

(əˈmin, ˈæm ɪn)

n.
any of a class of compounds derived from ammonia by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms with organic groups.
[1860–65; am (monium) + -ine2]
a•min•ic (əˈmi nɪk, əˈmɪn ɪk) adj.
a•min•i•ty (əˈmɪn ɪ ti) n.

-amine

var. of amino- as final element of a word: Dramamine.

amine

Any of a series of organic compounds of nitrogen, such as ethylamine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amine - a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
histamine - amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions
aminobenzine, aniline, aniline oil, phenylamine - oily poisonous liquid amine obtained from nitrobenzene and used to make dyes and plastics and medicines
enamine - an amine containing the double bond linkage -C=C-N-
alkane, alkane series, methane series, paraffin series, paraffin - a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
monoamine - a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter)
ptomain, ptomaine - any of various amines (such as putrescine or cadaverine) formed by the action of putrefactive bacteria
Translations
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Amin
amina

a·mine

n. amina, uno de los compuestos básicos derivados del amoníaco.
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