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imine

[ih-meen, im-in] /ɪˈmin, ˈɪm ɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a compound containing the =NH group united with a nonacid group.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; alteration of amine
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  • Oxygen reacts with the imine radical to form the peroxide radical which leads to the production of imine and hydrogen peroxide.
British Dictionary definitions for imine

imine

/ɪˈmiːn; ˈɪmiːn/
noun
1.
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
Word Origin
C19: alteration of amine

IMinE

abbreviation
1.
Institution of Mining Engineers
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imine in Medicine

imine im·ine (ĭm'ēn', -ĭn, ĭ-mēn)
n.
A compound derived from ammonia and containing the bivalent NH group combined with a bivalent nonacid group.

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imine in Science
imine
  (ĭm'ēn', -ĭn, ĭ-mēn')   
  1. A compound derived from ammonia and containing an NH group attached by a double bond to a carbon atom in another group.

  2. The radical CNH, having a double bond between the carbon and nitrogen atoms.


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