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

  • noun A highly reactive organic compound containing an NH group doubly bonded to a carbon atom.

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  • noun organic chemistry Any of a class of organic nitrogen compounds having the general formula R2C=NR; they are tautomeric with enamines.

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of amine.]

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