dimethylamine

noun

di·​meth·​yl·​amine
(ˌ)dīˌmethə̇ləˈmēn,
-thə̇ˈlamə̇n
: 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)

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary dimethyl + amine

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“Dimethylamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimethylamine. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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