noun Etymology: perhaps from amino + triazine Date: 1962 a photosynthesis-inhibiting persistent herbicide C8H14ClN5 used especially to kill annual weeds and quack grass

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  • Atrazine — Chembox new Name = Atrazine ImageFile = Atrazin.png ImageName = Atrazine ImageFile1 = Atrazine 3D balls.png ImageName1 = Atrazine IUPACName = 1 chloro 3 ethylamino 5 isopropylamino 2,4,6 triazine OtherNames = Atrazine See also… …   Wikipedia

  • atrazine — noun a synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide atrazine is thought to cause cancer and is banned in some European countries • Hypernyms: ↑herbicide, ↑weedkiller, ↑weed killer …   Useful english dictionary

  • atrazine — /a treuh zeen /, n. Chem. a white crystalline compound, C8H14N5Cl, used as an herbicide to control weeds, esp. in corn crops. [1960 65; A(MINO ) + TR(I)AZINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • atrazine — noun A triazine herbicide that inhibits photosynthesis …   Wiktionary

  • atrazine — n. herbicide used to to control or kill weeds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atrazine — [ atrəzi:n] noun a synthetic compound derived from triazine, used as an agricultural herbicide. Origin 1960s: blend of amino and triazine …   English new terms dictionary

  • atrazine — at·ra·zine …   English syllables

  • atrazine — at•ra•zine [[t]ˈæ trəˌzin[/t]] n. agr. chem. a white, crystalline compound, C8H14N5Cl, used as a weed killer • Etymology: 1960–65; a (mino ) +tr ( i ) azine …   From formal English to slang

  • atrazine — /ˈætrəzin/ (say atruhzeen) noun an active constituent of many herbicides used in cropping and forestry …   Australian English dictionary

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