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quinone diimine

[dahy-uh-meen] /ˈdaɪ əˌmin/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, crystalline solid, C 6 H 6 N 2 , the parent of the indamine dyes.
Compare quinonimine.
Origin
di-1 + -imine
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