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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In organic chemistry, the class-name of cyclic sulphinic anhydrids which resemble the betains and contain the group where R is a hydrocarbon radical such as methyl (CH3).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) Any one of a series of complex basic sulphur compounds analogous to the sulphines.

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  • noun chemistry Any of a series of complex basic sulphur compounds analogous to the sulphines.

Etymologies

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thio- + ether + sulphine

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