from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen, such as ethylamine, C2H5NH2, that may be considered ammonia derivatives in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by a hydrocarbon radical.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A functional group formally derived from ammonia by replacing one, two or three hydrogen atoms with hydrocarbon or other radicals.
- n. Any organic compound containing an amine functional group.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a class of basic substances derived from ammonia by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms by an alkyl or aryl group. Compare amide, in which an acyl group is attached to the nitrogen. Hydroxylamine and hydrazine, which are not an organic compounds, are also basic and may also be considered amines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chemical compound produced by the substitution of a basic atom or radical for one or more of the hydrogen atoms of ammonia, as potassamine (NH2K), ethylamine (C2H5NH2). The amines are all strongly basic in their character. See amide.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
Taking up the volatile alkaloids, we find with regard to _conine_, first, that the action of methyl iodide shows it to be a secondary amine, that is, it restrains only one replaceable hydrogen atom of the original ammonia molecule.
Fluorescent probes detect reactive oxygen species by undergoing a chemical process called amine oxidation.
Others, such as amine quaternary derivates, which are intended to be used in very low concentrations, are difficult to mix m evenly.
PHENTRAMIN-d ™ is a sympathomimetic amine, meaning it mimics norepinephrine, which elevates metabolic rate, increases fat mobilization, and increases energy levels.
"It was a mixture of amine, which is an animal by-product, it's kinda like yellow lard.
Oil and natural gas producer EXCO Resources said Monday an incident occurred at an amine treatment facility on May 28 that killed one person and injured another.
However, I find characters like Miaka, who is the protagabist in an amine and manga series called “Fushigi Yuugi” (mysterious play) to be much more problematic.
I don't know much about alkaline copper quarternary amine and copper azole yet.
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Nutmeg is derived from the seed of the nutmeg fruit, but the fruit itself actually contains compounds that act as a mono-amine oxidase inhibitor (which our mentally ill denizens may recognize as a very old-school anti-depressant).