triethylamine

[ trahy-eth-uh l-uh-meen, -eth-uh l-uh-meen, -am-in ]
/ traɪˈɛθ əl əˌmin, -ˌɛθ əl əˈmin, -ˈæm ɪn /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, flammable liquid, C6H15N, used chiefly as a solvent in chemical synthesis.

Origin of triethylamine

First recorded in 1840–50; tri- + ethyl + amine
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