: 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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International Scientific Vocabulary dimethyl + amine

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“Dimethylamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimethylamine. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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