tri·​azine ˈtrī-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce triazine (audio)
: any of three compounds C3H3N3 containing a ring composed of three carbon and three nitrogen atoms
also : any of various derivatives of these including several (such as atrazine and simazine) used as herbicides

Examples of triazine in a Sentence

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First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of triazine was in 1894

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“Triazine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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