Definitions for germanedʒərˈmeɪn
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relevant and appropriate
"he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue"
germanium tetrahydride, GeH
Any organic derivative of this compound.
Related to the topic being discussed or considered.
Origin: Variant form of german, adapted in this sense in allusions to its use in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
literally, near akin; hence, closely allied; appropriate or fitting; relevant
Origin: [See German akin, nearly related.]
Germane is the chemical compound with the formula GeH4, and the germanium analogue of methane. It is the simplest germanium hydride and one of the most useful compounds of germanium. Like the related compounds silane and methane, germane is tetrahedral. It burns in air to produce GeO2 and water.
Translations for germane
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- germàCatalan, Valencian
- relevante, relevantDanish
- relacionado, relacionadaSpanish
- sobiv, kohaneEstonian
- olennainen, relevantti, asiaankuuluva, germaniumtetrahydridiFinnish
- van toepassing, ter zake, germaan, relevantDutch
- относящийся к темеRussian
- повезан, relevantan, сродан, релевантанSerbo-Croatian
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