Definition of quinone imine
1 : a colorless crystalline compound O=C6H4=NH regarded as derived from quinone (see quinone 1a) by replacement of one oxygen atom by the imino group but made by oxidation of para-aminophenol —called also p-benzoquinone imine, p-quinonimine
2 : a compound derived from a quinone by replacement of one or both oxygen atoms by the imino group
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Origin and Etymology of quinone imine
International Scientific Vocabulary quinone + imine
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