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ammine

[am-een, uh-meen] /ˈæm in, əˈmin/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a compound containing one or more ammonia molecules in coordinate linkage.
2.
any coordination compound containing one or more ammonia molecules bonded to a metal ion.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; amm(onia) + -ine2
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ammine

/ˈæmiːn; əˈmiːn/
noun
1.
a compound that has molecules containing one or more ammonia molecules bound to another molecule, group, or atom by coordinate bonds Also called ammoniate, ammonate
Word Origin
C19: from amm(onia) + -ine²
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