One of a course of basic substances based on ammonia by replacement of 1 or more hydrogen atoms by an alkyl or aryl group Compare amide for which an acyl team is connected to the nitrogen Hydroxylamine and hydrazine that are not a natural compounds are fundamental and may also be considered amines
- a compound based on ammonia by changing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
- One of a course of strongly basic substances produced by ammonia by replacement of 1 or maybe more hydrogen atoms by a basic atom or radical.
A chemical compound containing nitrogen. Amines are derived from ammonia.
"substance where one of many hydrogen atoms of ammonia is replaced by a hydrocarbon radical," 1863, from ammonia + substance suffix -ine (2).
Derivatives of ammonia where one or more hydrogen atoms were changed by organic groups.
(n.) Certainly one of a class of highly standard substances produced by ammonia by replacement of just one or higher hydrogen atoms by a simple atom or radical.
The diazonium salts are characterized by their great reactivity and consequently are important reagents in synthetical processes, since by their agency the amino group in a primary amine may be exchanged for other elements or radicals.