noun semi·dine \ˈseməˌdīn, -də̇n\

Definition of semidine



  1. :  any of a group of bases that are ortho and para amino derivatives of diphenylamine and are usually formed by a molecular rearrangement of hydrazo compounds (as p -RC6H4NHNHC6H5p,p′-RC6H4NHC6H4NH2)

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Origin and Etymology of semidine

International Scientific Vocabulary semi- + benzidine

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capable of being understood in two ways

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