[pi-per-i-deen, -din, pahy-, pip-er-i-]
- a colorless, water-soluble liquid, C5H11N, obtained from the alkaloid piperine or from pyridine: used chiefly as a solvent.
Origin of piperidine
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Piperidine hydrochlorate, also, when heated with excess of bromine to 180° C., yields dibrompyridine.
If we introduce six hydrogen atoms into pyridine, we convert it into piperidine.
- a colourless liquid heterocyclic compound with a peppery ammoniacal odour: used in making rubbers and curing epoxy resins. Formula: C 5 H 11 N
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- A strongly basic, colorless liquid from which certain phenothiazine antipsychotics are derived.
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