to introduce an amino group into (a compound).
aminate am·i·nate (ām’ə-nāt’)
v. am·i·nat·ed, am·i·nat·ing, am·i·nates
To form or convert to an amine.
To add an amino group to a compound.
- Amindivi islands
a group of islands in the NE Laccadive Islands, off the SW coast of India. 3.75 sq. mi. (9.71 sq. km).
any of a class of compounds derived from ammonia by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms with organic groups. variant of as final element of a compound word: Dramamine. Historical Examples Then squeezing the hand of amine, which he had not released, Schriften hastened out of the cabin. The Phantom Ship Frederick Marryat amine […]
aminet networking (Amiga network) A collection of FTP mirrors that contain several gigabytes of freely distributable software for the Amiga range of computers. Home, ftp.wustl.edu (ftp://ftp.wustl.edu). (1997-08-31)
any of a class of compounds derived from ammonia by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms with organic groups. noun an organic base formed by replacing one or more of the hydrogen atoms of ammonia by organic groups n. “compound in which one of the hydrogen atoms of ammonia is replaced by a hydrocarbon […]