diamine

noun
di·amine | \ˈdī-ə-ˌmēn, dī-ˈa-mən \

Definition of diamine 

: a compound containing two amino groups

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Silver diamine gives the dentist and the families an option to halt the disease and defer final treatment until the child matures and is capable of receiving treatment in a normal setting without extraordinary measures. Anna Nguyen, Philly.com, "AAPD issues guidelines for using silver diamine fluoride," 17 Oct. 2017 Inside a cooler located in the garage directly underneath the apartment, investigators found the chemical hexamethane triperoxide diamine, or HMTD, which can be used to make bombs. David Goodhue, miamiherald, "Neo-Nazi Guardsman bought rifles and lots of ammo, cops say. He may go free for now," 13 June 2017 Police discovered Russell's bomb-making devices, as well as an explosive known as HTMD (hexamethylene triperoxide diamine), in the garage after searching the apartment, court records say. The Washington Post, AL.com, "Neo-Nazi who admitted making a bomb, allegedly made online threats, released on bond," 11 June 2017 Police discovered Russell's bomb-making devices, as well as an explosive known as HTMD (hexamethylene triperoxide diamine), in the garage after searching the apartment, court records say. Bob Warren, NOLA.com, "Severed head, headless body found in Mississippi: report," 11 June 2017 Police discovered Russell’s bomb-making devices, as well as an explosive known as HTMD (hexamethylene triperoxide diamine), in the garage after searching the apartment, court records say. Kristine Phillips, Washington Post, "A neo-Nazi with explosives and a framed photo of Timothy McVeigh is not a threat, judge rules," 11 June 2017

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First Known Use of diamine

1866, in the meaning defined above

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diamine

noun
di·amine | \ˈdī-ə-ˌmēn, dī-ˈam-ən \

Medical Definition of diamine 

: a compound containing two amino groups

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