stibine

noun stib·ine \ˈstiˌbēn\

Definition of stibine

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a colorless very poisonous gaseous compound SbH3 of antimony and hydrogen that has a disagreeable odor and burns with a bluish green flame and that is usually made by decomposing metallic antimonides with acid

  2. 2 :  any of a class of organic compounds derived from stibine that are analogous to the arsines

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Origin and Etymology of stibine

International Scientific Vocabulary stib- + -ine


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