Melam
Melam Me"lam (m[=e]"l[a^]m), n. [Cf. F. m['e]lam.] (Chem.) A white or buff-colored granular powder, {C6H9N11}, obtained by heating ammonium sulphocyanate. [1913 Webster]

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  • Melam — (Mellam), C12H9N11, ein Zersetzungsproduct des Rhodanammoniums, welches man durch trockene Destillation desselben bei gelinder Wärme, sowie durch Erhitzen von Rhodankalium mit Salmiak erhält; man reinigt es, indem man es mit starker Kalilauge… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Melam — This article is about music performance. For the chemical compound, see Melam (chemistry). Melam is the common name for percussion instruments that are unique to Tamilnadu, Kerala and parts of South India. The most traditional of all melams is… …   Wikipedia

  • mélam — (mé lam ) s. m. Terme de chimie. Substance blanche, découverte dans le résidu insoluble qu on obtient en distillant un mélange de 1 partie de sulfo cyanure de potassium avec 2 parties de sel ammoniac …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • melam — mel·am …   English syllables

  • mēlam — s. mēla ; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • MELAM — Kınanmış. * Rezillik. Hakirlik. Kıymetsizlik …   Yeni Lügat Türkçe Sözlük

  • melam — ˈmeˌlam noun ( s) Etymology: German, from mel (origin unknown) + am (probably from New Latin ammonia) : an amorphous compound C6H9N11 obtained by heating ammonium thiocyanate or as a by product in the preparation of melamine …   Useful english dictionary

  • melam- — combining form see melan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melam (chemistry) — Melam IUPAC name N2 (4,6 Diamino 1,3,5 triazin 2 yl) 1,3,5 triazine 2,4,6 triamine …   Wikipedia

  • Panchari melam — is a percussion ensemble, canonically lasting more than four hours, performed during temple festivals in Kerala, India. Panchari Melam (or, simply, panchari), is one of the major forms of chenda melam (ethnic drum ensemble), and is the best known …   Wikipedia

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