noun di·meth·yl·amine \(ˌ)dīˌmethə̇ləˈmēn, -thə̇ˈlamə̇n\

Definition of dimethylamine

  1. :  an easily condensable gaseous compound (CH3)2NH having a strong ammoniacal odor made by catalytic reaction of methanol with ammonia or methylamine and used chiefly in organic syntheses (as of vulcanization accelerators for rubber)

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Origin and Etymology of dimethylamine

International Scientific Vocabulary dimethyl + amine

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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