noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1838 1. a caustic acidic compound CH2N2 2. calcium cyanamide

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  • cyanamide — [ sjanamid ] n. f. • 1851; de cyan(o) et amide ♦ Chim. Corps dérivant de l ammoniac par substitution du groupe CN à un atome d hydrogène. Cyanamide calcique, engrais azoté. ● cyanamide nom masculin Amide de l acide cyanique, NC―NH2. (Sa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cyanamide — [sī an′əmid, sī an′əidsī an′ə mīd΄, sī an′əmid΄; sī΄ə nam′īd΄, sī΄ə nam′id΄] n. [ CYAN + AMIDE] 1. a caustic, white, crystalline compound, H2N·CN, usually prepared by the reaction of carbon dioxide with calcium cyanamide in water and used to make …   English World dictionary

  • Cyanamide — Not to be confused with cyanimide. Cyanamide …   Wikipedia

  • Cyanamide — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot cyanamide peut désigner : le cyanamide hydrogène (CH2N2), le cyanamide calcique (CaCN2). Catégorie : Ho …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cyanamide — /suy an euh mid, muyd , suy euh nam uyd, id/, n. Chem. 1. a white, crystalline, unstable, deliquescent solid, CH2N2, usually produced by the action of ammonia on cyanogen chloride or by the action of sulfuric acid on calcium cyanamide. 2. (not in …   Universalium

  • cyanamide — An irritating and caustic water soluble substance, H2NCN or HN=C=NH; often used in referring to calcium c.. * * * cy·an·a·mide (si anґə mīd) 1. carbamic acid nitril, N C NH2. 2. HN C NH, the anhydride of urea. 3. calcium cyanamide …   Medical dictionary

  • cyanamide — cy•an•a•mide or cy•an•a•mid [[t]saɪˈæn ə mɪd[/t]] n. 1) chem. a white crystalline solid, CH2N2, produced by the action of ammonia or sulfuric acid on cyanic compounds 2) chem. calcium cyanamide • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • cyanamide — /saɪˈænəmaɪd/ (say suy anuhmuyd), /ˈsaɪənəmaɪd/ (say suyuhnuhmuyd) noun 1. a white crystalline compound, H2NCN, obtainable by the action of ammonia on cyanogen chloride or from calcium cyanamide. 2. an ester or salt of this substance. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyanamide — cianamidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė M₂CN₂ atitikmenys: angl. cyanamide rus. цианамид ryšiai: sinonimas – karbodiiminatas (2–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cyanamide — noun a) A chemical compound, NHCN; a white crystalline solid, soluble in water, having many commercial applications including fertilizer b) Any derivative of this compound in which …   Wiktionary

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