OXIME

oxime

(noun) any compound containing the group -C=NOH

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

oxime (plural oximes)

(organic compound) Any of a class of organic compounds, of general formula RR'C=NOH, derived from the condensation of an aldehyde (R' = H) or ketone with hydroxylamine.

Anagrams

• moxie

Source: Wiktionary


Ox"ime, n. (Chem.)

Definition: One of a series of isonitroso derivatives obtained by the action of hydroxylamine on aldehydes or ketones.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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