Definitions for imineɪˈmin, ˈɪm ɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
i•mineɪˈmin, ˈɪm ɪn(n.)
a compound containing the NH group united with a nonacid group.
Origin of imine:
< G Imin 1883, alter. of Aminamine
Any of a class of organic nitrogen compounds having the general formula RC=NR; they are tautomeric with enamines.
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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