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triazine

[trahy-uh-zeen, -zin, trahy-az-een, -in]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. any of a group of three compounds containing three nitrogen and three carbon atoms arranged in a six-membered ring and having the formula C3H3N3.
  2. any of a number of their derivatives.

Origin of triazine

First recorded in 1890–95; tri- + azine
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British Dictionary definitions for triazine

triazine

triazin (ˈtraɪəzɪn, traɪˈæzɪn)

noun
  1. any of three azines that contain three nitrogen atoms in their molecules. Formula: C 3 H 3 N 3
  2. any substituted derivative of any of these compounds
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