[ az-een, -in, ey-zeen, ey-zin ]
/ ˈæz in, -ɪn, ˈeɪ zin, ˈeɪ zɪn /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
Words nearby azine
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for azine
/ (ˈeɪziːn, -zɪn) /
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Scientific definitions for azine
[ ăz′ēn′, ā′zēn′ ]
Any of various organic compounds, such as pyridine or pyrimidine, that have a ring structure like that of benzene but with one or more carbon atoms replaced by a nitrogen atom. Azines are heterocyclic compounds.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.