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triethylamine

[trahy-eth-uh l-uh-meen, -eth-uh l-uh-meen, -am-in] /traɪˈɛθ əl əˌmin, -ˌɛθ əl əˈmin, -ˈæm ɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, flammable liquid, C 6 H 15 N, used chiefly as a solvent in chemical synthesis.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; tri- + ethyl + amine
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  • The process design and the properties of the solvent triethylamine are presented.

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