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diamine

[dahy-uh-meen, dahy-am-in]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a compound containing two amino groups.
  2. hydrazine(def 1).
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Origin of diamine

First recorded in 1865–70; di-1 + amine
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Examples from the Web for diamine

Historical Examples

  • Diamine brown V. Dye at the boil to shade; lift, wash and dry.

    The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics

    Franklin Beech

  • It is probably a diamine, but has not been obtained in sufficient quantity for accurate chemical study.

  • Phenol for claret from Diamine cutch, and for gold yellow from Primuline, etc.

  • Diamine blue B X. Work at the boil to shade, then lift, wash and dry.

  • Alpha-naphthol for dark reds from Primuline, greys from Diamine blues, Neutral grey, etc.


British Dictionary definitions for diamine

diamine

noun
  1. any chemical compound containing two amino groups in its molecules
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