from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An organic compound containing four amino (NH2) groups.

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  • noun organic chemistry Any amine having four amino groups, but especially hexamethylene tetramine


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  • In addition to formaldehyde, paraformaldehyde, trioxymethylene, methylal, hexamethylene-tetramine, and other substances containing a reactive methylene group, as well as acetaldehyde, benzaldehyde and other aldehydes may be employed to induce reaction.

    Synthetic Tannins Georg Grasser

  • Days later on July 20, he bought 45 more packs of tetramine and served them with mixed beef on July 24, poisoning both his parents at lunch.

    Kotaku 2008

  • FUNCTIONAL WORD (8) tetramine SHIFT (6) ambisextrous, magneto - decorative adj. fluid - diplotene, autodrome mechanic, adj. birdyback adj. dirty colorcaster neurokinin dustoff gravisphere parapolitical, punch-up moonfall adj. skim parakite protoconti -

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVI No 1 1989


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