Meaning of acetonamine in English:

acetonamine

noun

rare Chemistry
  • Any of a group of compounds obtained by a condensation reaction of ammonia with acetone and containing an amine (or imine) group and a ketone group.

    The principal members of the group are diacetonamine (4-amino-4-methyl-2-pentanone, C₆H₁₃NO) and triacetonamine (2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-4-piperidone, C₉H₁₇NO).

Pronunciation

acetonamine

/asɪˈtəʊnəmiːn/ /asɪˈtəʊnəmɪn/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From acetone + amine.