tri·​azine | \ ˈtrī-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce triazine (audio) , trī-ˈa-ˌzēn \

Definition of triazine

: 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

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Recent Examples on the Web Two Mitsubishi Gas Chemical factories in the affected area made almost the entire world's supply of an epoxy resin called bismaleimide triazine, or BT. Erik Sherman, Fortune, "94% of the Fortune 1000 are seeing coronavirus supply chain disruptions: Report," 21 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of triazine

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Triazine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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