cyanuramide
melamine mel"a*mine (m[e^]l"[.a]*m[=e]n) n. (Chem.) A nitrogenous strongly basic chemical substance ({C3H6N6}), structurally 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine, produced from several cyanogen compounds, and obtained as a white crystalline substance; -- formerly supposed to be produced by the decomposition of melam. Called also {cyanuramide}. It is used as one of the starting components (together with formaldehyde) in the preparation of melamine resins, including the commercially marketed {Formica} (TM). It is solid at room temperature, and sublimes at temperatures approaching 250[deg] C, decomposing at 345[deg] C. Density 1.573. --HCP61 [1913 Webster + PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cyanuramide — cy·a·nu·ra·mide …   English syllables

  • cyanuramide — noun a white crystalline organic base; used mainly in making melamine resins • Syn: ↑melamine • Hypernyms: ↑base, ↑alkali * * * ˌsīəˈn(y)u̇rə]ˌmīd, (ˌ)sīˌanyəˈra], ] mə̇d noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mélamine —  Ne pas confondre avec le pigment mélanine Mélamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C3H6N6 — melamine mel a*mine (m[e^]l [.a]*m[=e]n) n. (Chem.) A nitrogenous strongly basic chemical substance ({C3H6N6}), structurally 2,4,6 triamino 1,3,5 triazine, produced from several cyanogen compounds, and obtained as a white crystalline substance;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • melamine — mel a*mine (m[e^]l [.a]*m[=e]n) n. (Chem.) A nitrogenous strongly basic chemical substance ({C3H6N6}), structurally 2,4,6 triamino 1,3,5 triazine, produced from several cyanogen compounds, and obtained as a white crystalline substance; formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 1,3,5-Triazine — Chembox new Name = 1,3,5 Triazine ImageFile = 135TriazineStructure.png ImageSize = 100px ImageName = 1,3,5 Triazine ImageFile1 = 1,3,5 triazine 3D vdW.png ImageSize1 = 100px ImageName1 = 1,3,5 Triazine IUPACName = 1,3,5 Triazine OtherNames = sym… …   Wikipedia

  • 1,3,5-triazine — Général …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 108-78-1 — Mélamine  Ne pas confondre avec le pigment mélanine Mélamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 290-87-9 — 1,3,5 triazine 1,3,5 triazine …   Wikipédia en Français

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