Toluidine meaning

tə-lo͝oĭ-dēn
Any of three isomeric compounds, C7 H9 N, used to make dyes.
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Any of three isomeric amino derivatives, CH3C6H4NH2, of toluene, used in organic synthesis, in dyes, as a test reagent, etc.
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Any of three isomeric compounds containing a benzene ring with a methyl (CH3 ) and amino (NH2 ) group attached to it. Toluidine is used to make dyes. Chemical formula: C7H9N.
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(organic chemistry) Any of the three isomeric aromatic amines derived from toluene; they are used in the synthesis of certain dyes.
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Origin of toluidine

  • tolu(ene) –id(e) –ine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition