aminity

amine

[uh-meen, am-in]
noun Chemistry.
any of a class of compounds derived from ammonia by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms with organic groups.

Origin:
1860–65; am(monium) + -ine2

aminic [uh-mee-nik, uh-min-ik] , adjective
aminity [uh-min-i-tee] , noun
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amine (əˈmiːn, ˈæmɪn)
 
n
an organic base formed by replacing one or more of the hydrogen atoms of ammonia by organic groups
 
[C19: from am(monium) + -ine²]

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amine
1863, from am(monia) + chemical suffix -ine.
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amine a·mine (ə-mēn', ām'ēn)
n.
Any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen that may be considered ammonia derivatives in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by one or more hydrocarbon radicals.

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amine   (ə-mēn', ām'ēn)  Pronunciation Key 
Any of a group of organic compounds that may be considered derivatives of ammonia (NH3) in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by a hydrocarbon radical. In aniline (C6H5NH2), for example, one hydrogen atom has been replaced by a phenyl group (C6H5). Amines are produced by the decay of organic matter.
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