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Amidin

Am′i-din

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
amidine
, fr.
amido[GREEK]
starch, fr. L.
amylum
, Gr. [GREEK] fine meal, neut. of [GREEK] not ground at the mill, – hence, of the finest meal;
priv. + [GREEK], [GREEK], mill. See
Meal
.]
(Chem.)
Start modified by heat so as to become a transparent mass, like horn. It is soluble in cold water.

Definition 2022


amidin

amidin

English

Noun

amidin (countable and uncountable, plural amidins)

  1. (chemistry) Starch modified by heat so as to become a transparent mass, like horn. It is soluble in cold water.