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Definition of the noun ammine

What does ammine mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ammines

  1. a complex inorganic compound that contains ammonia molecules
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic terms: chemical compound / compound = a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Alternative definition of the noun ammine


  1. [inorganic chemistry] Any of a class of coordination compounds in which ammonia acts as a ligand.


Ammine a.k.a. Metal ammine complex: In coordination chemistry, metal ammine complexes are metal complexes containing at least one ammonia ligand. "Ammine" is spelt this way due to historical reasons; in contrast, alkyl or aryl bearing ligands are spelt with a single "m". Almost all metal ions bind ammonia as a ligand, but the most prevalent examples of ammine complexes are for Cr, Co, Ni, Cu as well as several platinum group metals.

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Google previewElectron Transfer Reactions of Complex Ions in Solution (2012)

by Henry Taube

ammine is a rather sluggish oxidant in acting on a two-electron reducing agent, and because, to be ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

An example of an ammine is the tetraamminecopperfll) ion [Cu(NH3)4]2*. ammonia A colourless gas, NH3, with a strong pungent odour; r.d. 0.59 (relative to air); m.p. —77.7°C; b.p. ...

Google previewHydrometallurgy 2008 (2008)

Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium by Courtney A. Young

ammine is the hexammine species representing roughly 50 % of the total dissolved cobalt in 6 M total ammonia. The effect of temperature ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)

by John Daintith

ammine. A coordination *complex in which the ligands are ammonia molecules. An example ofanammineisthe tetraamminecopper(II) ion [Cu(NH 3 ) 4 ] 2+ . ammonia. A colourless gas, NH 3 , with a strong ...

Google previewDictionary Of Chemistary

by Taniya Sachdeva

Ammine It is a complex inorganic compound having ammonia molecules. Ammonia [NH3] This colourless gas with a peculiar acrid smell is compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen. It is soluble in water and alcohol, and is used as a chemical ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: O-S (1999)

by S. Gangolli

mouse 132 mg kg-1 (as Ru3+ ammine complex) (1). Metabolism and toxicokinetics In 106Ru-label experiments retention from oral administration was very much less than from intraperitoneal injection in ...

Google previewHow to Say it and Write it Correctly Now: The Ultimate Reference Book, Containing Practical Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling Rules, Homonyms, Medical Terms, Layperson's Legal Dictionary, Major Art Terms -- And More! (2005)

by Santo J. Aurelio

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Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis


Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Inorganic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

ammine A complex in which ammonia molecules are coordinated to a metal ion; e.g. [Cu(NH3)4]2+. ammonia (NH3) A colorless gas with a characteristic pungent odor. On cooling and compression it forms a colorless liquid, ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3M3I1N1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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