stannane

noun
stan·​nane | \ 11 staˌnān \
plural -s

Definition of stannane

1 : a compound of tin and hydrogen especially : the unstable gaseous tetrahydride SnH4 known chiefly in the form of organic derivatives
2 : any of various organic derivatives of tin tetrahydride

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History and Etymology for stannane

stann- + methane; from the analogy of its formula to that of methane, CH4

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“Stannane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stannane. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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