- a colorless, slightly water-soluble, poisonous gas, SbH3, usually produced by the reaction of dilute hydrochloric acid with an alloy of antimony and either zinc or magnesium.
- any derivative of this compound in which the hydrogen atoms are replaced by one or more organic groups.
Origin of stibine
Also called antimony hydride.
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- a colourless slightly soluble poisonous gas with an offensive odour: made by the action of hydrochloric acid on an alloy of antimony and zinc. Formula: SbH 3
- any one of a class of stibine derivatives in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by organic groups
C19: from Latin stibium + -ine ²
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