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Definition of the noun ammine

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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 oxidized readily by a one—electron oxidant, the carbinol function requires reagents such as Ce(IV), Mn(III) and Co3+(aq) having values of E0 in the range of 1.5 V and above. Except under extreme conditions, the disproportionation reaction is not ...

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 pungent.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

ammine 36 *galvanometer fitted with a *shunt to reduce its sensitivity. It can only be used for d.c., but can be adapted for ac. by using a *rectifier. In moving-iron instruments, a piece of soft iron moves in the magnetic field created when the current to be measured flows through a fixed coil. They can be used with ac. or d.c. but are less accurate (though more robust) than the moving-coil instruments. In thermoammeters, which can also be used with ac. or d.c., the current is passed through ...

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 intermediate and in fertilizers. Ammonium bicarbonate [NH4 HCO3] This inorganic compound, also known as ammonium hydrogencarbonate, it is a colourless solid. Produced by compounding carbon dioxide and ammonia, it is used chiefly in the ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

ammine. A coordination compound ...

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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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