nitramine etymology

English word nitramine comes from English amine, English nitro- (Containing the nitro functional group. Nitrate, nitrogen.)

Detailed word origin of nitramine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
amine English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) A functional group formally derived from ammonia by replacing one, two or three hydrogen atoms with hydrocarbon or other radicals.. (organic chemistry) Any organic compound containing an amine functional group.
nitro- English (eng) Containing the nitro functional group. Nitrate, nitrogen.
nitramine English (eng) (chemistry) Any amine having a nitro group substituted for a hydrogen atom; an amide of nitric acid R-NH-NO2.

Words with the same origin as nitramine

Descendants of amine
Descendants of nitro-
N- N-tert-butyl- NTO TNT narced nitracline nitragin nitrian nitrilotriacetic nitrimine nitrofurantoin nitrogen nitrogeniferous nitrophilous nitrox ranitidine