Theine
Theine \The"ine\, n. [F. th['e]ine, fr. NL. thea. See {Theiform}.] (Chem.) See {Caffeine}. Called also {theina}. [1913 Webster]

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  • théine — [ tein ] n. f. • 1842; de thé ♦ Didact. Caféine contenue dans les feuilles de thé (alcaloïde). ● théine nom féminin (de thé) Principal alcaloïde de la feuille de thé, identique à la caféine. théine n. f. BIOCHIM Alcaloïde du thé, d une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • theine — [thē′ēn΄, thē′in] n. [ModL theina < thea: see THEOPHYLLINE] CAFFEINE …   English World dictionary

  • Théine — Caféine  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Caféine (album).  Caféine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • theine — caffein caf*fe in, Caffeine Caf*fe ine, n. [Cf. F. caf[ e]ine. See {Coffee}.] (Chem.) A white, bitter, crystallizable substance, found in coffee and tea. It is identical with the alkaloid {theine} from tea leaves, and with {guaranine} from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • theine — /thee een, in/, n. caffeine, esp. in tea. [1830 40; < NL the(a) TEA + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • theine — noun caffeine when present in tea …   Wiktionary

  • theine — n. the active volatile principle found in tea (see caffeine) …   Medical dictionary

  • théine — (té i n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Principe actif du thé, analogue à celui du café …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • theine — the·ine || θɪːɪːn , ɪn n. caffeine present in tea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • theine — [ θi:i:n, θi:ɪn] noun caffeine, especially in tea. Origin C19: from mod. L. Thea (former genus name of the tea plant) + ine4 …   English new terms dictionary

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