a port in SE Vietnam, on the South China Sea. Pop: 163 385 (1992 est)
[kwin-hahy-drohn, kwin-hahy-drohn] /kwɪnˈhaɪ droʊn, ˈkwɪnˌhaɪ droʊn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a dark green, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C 1 2 H 1 0 O 4 , used in solution, together with a platinum wire, as an electrode (quinhy·drone elec·trode)
[kwin-ik] /ˈkwɪn ɪk/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, solid cyclic compound, C 7 H 1 2 O 6 , present in cinchona bark, coffee beans, and the leaves of many plants. /ˈkwɪnɪk/ noun 1. a white crystalline soluble optically active carboxylic acid, found in cinchona bark, bilberries, coffee beans, and the leaves of […]
[kwin-i-deen, -din] /ˈkwɪn ɪˌdin, -dɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a colorless, crystalline alkaloid, C 2 0 H 2 4 N 2 O 2 , isomeric with , obtained from the bark of certain species of cinchona trees or shrubs, used chiefly to regulate heart rhythm and to treat malaria. /ˈkwɪnɪˌdiːn/ noun 1. a crystalline alkaloid drug […]
[keen-yel-uh; Spanish kee-nye-lah] /kinˈyɛl ə; Spanish kiˈnyɛ lɑ/ noun 1. .