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- n. The secondary amine (CH3CH2)2NH
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A colorless, volatile, alkaline liquid, NH(C2H5)2, having a strong fishy odor resembling that of herring or sardines. Cf. methylamine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless inflammable liquid, (C2H5)2NH, prepared by the action of ammonia on ethyl iodide and formed during the putrefaction of fish. It melts at —40° C., boils at 55.5° C., and forms salts with acids similar to those of ammonia.
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