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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diamine  \Di*am"ine\  (?;  104),  n.  [Pref.  di-  +  amine.]  (Chem.) 
  A  compound  containing  two  amido  groups  united  with  one  or 
  more  basic  or  positive  radicals,  --  as  contrasted  with  a 
  diamide. 
 
  Note:  In  chemical  nomenclature,  if  any  amine  or  diamine  is 
  named  by  prefixing  the  nitrogen  group  the  name  of  the 
  latter  takes  the  form  of  amido,  diamido,  etc.,  thus 
  ethylene  diamine,  {C2H4.(NH2)2},  is  also  called 
  diamido-ethylene. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diamine 
  n  :  an  chemical  compound  containing  two  amino  groups 




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