anhydro base


Definition of anhydro base

: a dehydration product (as ammonia or an imine) of a base, usually an oxygen-containing nitrogen base (as ammonium hydroxide or the color base of certain triphenylamine dyes)

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1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Anhydro base.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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