Collidine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Collidine (Chem) One of a class of organic bases, C8H11N, usually pungent oily liquids, belonging to the pyridine series, and obtained from bone oil, coal tar, naphtha, and certain alkaloids.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n collidine A ptomain prepared by Neucki from decaying glue. It is an oily, colorless liquid (C8H11N), has an agreeable odor, and is very poisonous.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ko`lla glue

Usage

In literature:

When distilled with potassium hydrate it yields quinoline, lutidine, and two isomeric collidines.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 415, December 15, 1883" by Various
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In science:

Hawking S 1971 “Gravitational radiation from collidin g black holes” Phys.
Close encounters of black holes
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