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stibine

[stib-een, -in] /ˈstɪb in, -ɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, slightly water-soluble, poisonous gas, SbH 3 , usually produced by the reaction of dilute hydrochloric acid with an alloy of antimony and either zinc or magnesium.
2.
any derivative of this compound in which the hydrogen atoms are replaced by one or more organic groups.
Also called antimony hydride.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; stib(ium) + -ine2; cf. arsine, phosphine
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stibine

/ˈstɪbaɪn/
noun
1.
a colourless slightly soluble poisonous gas with an offensive odour: made by the action of hydrochloric acid on an alloy of antimony and zinc. Formula: SbH3
2.
any one of a class of stibine derivatives in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by organic groups
Word Origin
C19: from Latin stibium + -ine²
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