Definitions

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  • n. A condensation product of melamine, originally found in the residue of heating ammonium thiocyanate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white or buff-colored granular powder, C6H9N11, obtained by heating ammonium sulphocyanate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless granular, pulverulent, indifferent compound, C6H9N11, formed by the rapid heating of ammonium thiocyanate at 300° C.

Etymologies

Compare French mélam. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He later trained in Kathakali 'melam' (percussion ensemble) with stalwarts like Moothamana Kesavan Namboodiri and Thiruvallwamala Venkinchan Swamy at Poomully Mana in Palakkad district.

    India eNews

  • The advent into the world of melam was at the age of 14, but as the last chenda artiste in the melam led by his father.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • When the melam takes place next month, Kuttan will be leading this contingent for the 12th year in succession as the pramani, an enviable position held by stalwarts such as Pallavur Appu Marar and Chakkamkulam Appu Marar in the past.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • It is widely believed that Panchaari melam took shape in Peruvanam.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Ekses langkanya minah minyak tanah, tetapi sangat sulit Selain harga minah melam - Subulussalam, 40 di antaranya ditetapkan truktural, Iptek dan Energi Bappeda, Rabiatul MEUREUDU (Waspada): Dampak bencana banjir bandang menyebabkan harga bahan ba - diperoleh dan harganya juga bung, sebut ibu-ibu rumah sebagai Pelaksana Tugas (Plt).

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  • The show included lighter elements like Krishna's bhava-laden jati with Rukmini and Satyabhama and His romancing them with song 'Maanvizhi, Thenmozhi ..,' a 'Cuckoo jati' in misram (cuckoo tharikitatom), a humorous take on Kumbakarna, the sleeping giant, with words from the Kamba Ramayana set in chatusra nadai and the Mapillai Azhaippu scene with melam and other trappings that came in from the back of the big auditorium.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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