triazine

[trahy-uh-zeen, -zin, trahy-az-een, -in]

noun Chemistry.

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.
any of a number of their derivatives.

Nearby words

  1. triathlon,
  2. triatic stay,
  3. triatoma,
  4. triatomic,
  5. triaxial,
  6. triazoic,
  7. triazolam,
  8. triazole,
  9. triazolopyridine antidepressant,
  10. trib.

Origin of triazine

First recorded in 1890–95; tri- + azine

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British Dictionary definitions for triazine

triazine

triazin (ˈtraɪəzɪn, traɪˈæzɪn)

noun

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