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Noun: hemin  hee-min
  1. A reddish-brown chloride of heme; produced from haemoglobin in laboratory tests for the presence of blood
    - protohemin
Verb: hem in
  1. Surround in a restrictive manner
    "The building was hemmed in by flowers"
     
  2. Encircle as a military tactic
    "The Turks hemmed in Vienna";
    - besiege, beleaguer, surround, circumvent, siege

Derived forms: hemming in, hemmed in, hems in, hemins

Type of: assail, attack, border, chloride, environ, ring, skirt, surround

Encyclopedia: Hemin