Definitions for imineɪˈmin, ˈɪm ɪn

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i•mineɪˈmin, ˈɪm ɪn(n.)

  1. a compound containing the NH group united with a nonacid group.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of imine:

< G Imin 1883, alter. of Aminamine


  1. imine(Noun)

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


  1. Imine

    An imine is a functional group or chemical compound containing a carbon–nitrogen double bond, with the nitrogen attached to a hydrogen atom or an organic group. If this group is not a hydrogen atom, then the compound can sometimes be referred to as a Schiff base. The carbon has two additional single bonds.


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