diamine

noun
di·​amine | \ ˈdī-ə-ˌmēn How to pronounce diamine (audio) , dī-ˈa-mən How to pronounce diamine (audio) \

Definition of diamine

: a compound containing two amino groups

Examples of diamine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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. The Washington Post, AL.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. 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 of diamine

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Diamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diamine. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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diamine

noun
di·​amine | \ ˈdī-ə-ˌmēn How to pronounce diamine (audio) , dī-ˈam-ən How to pronounce diamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of diamine

: a compound containing two amino groups

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