hydramine definition

  • noun:
    • A dihydric liquor by which one hydroxyl was changed with an amino team.
    • any organic compound having both a hydroxy and an amino practical group; a hydroxy-amine
    • One of a number of artificial, natural bases, generally produced as dense viscous liquids because of the action of ammonia on ethylene oxide. They have the properties both of alcoholic beverages and amines.
    • title of a class of fluid, highly alkaline compounds, particularly ethylene hydramine (HOCH2CH2NH2), created by the activity of ammonia on alkaline oxids. Also referred to as hydroxylalkyl bases.
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