quinone diimine

[ dahy-uh-meen ]
/ ˈdaɪ əˌmin /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, crystalline solid, C6H6N2, the parent of the indamine dyes.

Nearby words

  1. quinoidine,
  2. quinol,
  3. quinoline,
  4. quinolone,
  5. quinone,
  6. quinonimine,
  7. quinonoid,
  8. quinoxaline,
  9. quinq.,
  10. quinquagenarian

Compare quinonimine.

Origin of quinone diimine

di-1 + -imine

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