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ammine

[am-een, uh-meen]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a compound containing one or more ammonia molecules in coordinate linkage.
  2. any coordination compound containing one or more ammonia molecules bonded to a metal ion.

Origin of ammine

First recorded in 1895–1900; amm(onia) + -ine2
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British Dictionary definitions for ammine

ammine

noun
  1. a compound that has molecules containing one or more ammonia molecules bound to another molecule, group, or atom by coordinate bondsAlso called: ammoniate, ammonate

Word Origin

C19: from amm (onia) + -ine ²
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