Definition of oxime in English:

oxime

(also oxim)

noun

Chemistry
  • Any organic compound containing the group N(OH) attached to a carbon atom, formed by the reaction of hydroxylamine with an aldehyde or ketone.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science. From German Oxim from oxy- + im- (in Imid).

Pronunciation

oxime

/ˈɒksiːm/