Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A crystalline compound, C8H14ClN5, used as a herbicide.

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  • noun organic chemistry A triazine herbicide that inhibits photosynthesis

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  • noun a synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[a(mino)– + tr(i)azine.]

Examples

  • While atrazine is coming to the forefront why is a more ubiquitous poison being hidden by EPA and DEQ?

    How much atrazine, from forest to faucet? (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Hayes labels atrazine an "endocrine disruptor"--a novel, widely-circulated notion that exposure to certain chemicals can radically alter sexual development.

    Jon Entine: Frog Day Afternoon: Choose Science Over Politics to Conserve the Endangered Amphibian Population

  • Recent media events by agenda-driven organizations such as the Natural Resources Defense Council, Land Stewardship Project and Pesticide Action Network North America suggest a coordinated campaign to call atrazine's safety into question and politicize what should be a scientific process.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Recent media events by agenda-driven organizations such as the Natural Resources Defense Council, Land Stewardship Project and Pesticide Action Network North America suggest a coordinated campaign to call atrazine's safety into question and politicize what should be a scientific process.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Recent media events by agenda-driven organizations such as the Natural Resources Defense Council, Land Stewardship Project and Pesticide Action Network North America suggest a coordinated campaign to call atrazine's safety into question and politicize what should be a scientific process.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • Recent media events by agenda-driven organizations such as the Natural Resources Defense Council, Land Stewardship Project and Pesticide Action Network North America suggest a coordinated campaign to call atrazine's safety into question and politicize what should be a scientific process.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • Becoming emasculated and impotent isn't a pretty fate for a male frog, but thanks to a pesticide called atrazine, it could be a common one.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • Recent media events by agenda-driven organizations such as the Natural Resources Defense Council, Land Stewardship Project and Pesticide Action Network North America suggest a coordinated campaign to call atrazine's safety into question and politicize what should be a scientific process.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • The Huffington Post Investigative Fund discovered that the EPA has been collecting data that shows people are drinking water laced with high levels of a weed killer known as atrazine but did not publish the data.

    Democracy Now!

  • The Huffington Post Investigative Fund discovered that the EPA has been collecting data that shows people are drinking water laced with high levels of a weed killer known as atrazine but did not publish the data.

    Democracy Now!

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