Definition of triazine in English:

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triazine

Pronunciation: /ˈtrīəˌzēn/

noun

Chemistry
Any of a group of compounds whose molecules contain an unsaturated ring of three carbon and three nitrogen atoms.
Example sentences
  • Bioassays with lettuce and cucumber seedlings showed that simazine, a triazine herbicide related to atrazine, can persist in soils and cause subsequent replanting problems.
  • They are constantly being retired with hindsight, recent examples being the triazine herbicides, such as atrazine and simazine, which have been shown to be endocrine disruptors.
  • For the triazine herbicides and others that have been used for a number of years, it is possible to estimate carryover potential from test results.

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Syllabification: tri·a·zine

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