from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of compounds containing a CNOH group, formed by treating aldehydes or ketones with hydroxylamine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a class of organic compounds, of general formula RR'C=NOH, derived from the condensation of an aldehyde (R' = H) or ketone with hydroxylamine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a series of isonitroso derivatives obtained by the action of hydroxylamine on aldehydes or ketones.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compound formed by the action of hydroxylamine on an aldehyde (aldoxime) or a ketone (ketoxime). The oximes contain the atomic grouping=C:N.OH. They have played an important part in the study of the stereochemistry of nitrogen. Their formation indicates the presence of carbonyl oxygen in the substances from which they are derived.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any compound containing the group -C=NOH
ox(o)- + im(id)e.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
oxygen imide (Wiktionary)