diamine

noun

: a compound containing two amino groups

Examples of diamine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Key Takeaways New research shows silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is as effective as dental sealants at stopping tooth decay. Nick Blackmer, Verywell Health, 23 Apr. 2024 What to Look for in the Best Chlorine Shampoos When searching for the best chlorine shampoos, look for ingredients like apple cider vinegar, ethylene diamine tetra acetic-acid (EDTA), sodium thiosulfate, charcoal, and crystallized vitamin C to effectively remove chlorine. Joseph Cheatham, Men's Health, 17 July 2023 The researchers took MOFs and modified them with nitrogenous compounds known as diamines. IEEE Spectrum, 18 Mar. 2015 In the garage stood a cooler with a white, cakelike substance, later identified as explosive hexamethylene triperoxide diamine, which has been used in terrorist attacks, such as the 2005 London bombing, and a framed photo of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh. Hannah Gais, The New Republic, 18 May 2021 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, 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, 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. Bob Warren, NOLA.com, 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, 11 June 2017

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First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of diamine was in 1866

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“Diamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diamine. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

diamine

noun
: a compound containing two amino groups

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