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-ine

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W-ine
  • -ine is a suffix used in chemistry to denote two kinds of substance. The first is a chemically basic and alkaloidal substance.
FR -ine

    Definition of -ine in English Dictionary

  • SuffixSUF-e
    1. (chiefly non-productive) of or pertaining to, like: asinine; marine; bovine; cervine.
      1. (chemistry) Used to form names of chemical substances, especially basic (alkaline) substances, alkaloidal substances, or halogens.
        1. amine; aniline; caffeine; iodine.
      2. (non-productive) feminine nouns: heroine, speakerine.
        1. (non-productive) given names or titles: Clementine, landgravine.
          1. commercial material: glassine.
            1. Plural: cow -> kine; sow -> swine.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Morphemes
                • Suffixes

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              Look-Alike Words
              1. en fine
              2. fr fine
              3. en line
              4. en mine
              5. fr mine
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              Meaning of -ine for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "-ine" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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