Sulphamic
Sulphamic Sulph*am"ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to a sulphamide; derived from, or related to, a sulphamide; specifically, designating an amido acid derivative, {NH2.SO2.OH}, of sulphuric acid (analogous to sulphonic acid) which is not known in the free state, but is known in its salts. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sulphamate — Sulph*am ate, n. (Chem.) A salt of sulphamic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulphinide — Sul phi*nide, n. [Sulpho + amine + anhydride.] (Chem.) A white or yellowish crystalline substance, {C6H4.(SO2.CO).NH}, produced artificially by the oxidation of a sulphamic derivative of toluene. It is the sweetest substance known, having over… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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