Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless crystalline compound, , obtained by conducting dry ammonia into a solution of chloral anhydrid in chloroform. It is an analgesic and hypnotic remedy. It is official in the U. S. Pharmacopœia (eighth edition) under the name chloralformamidum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A compound of chloral and formic amide used to produce sleep.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry A compound of chloral and formic amide, used to induce sleep.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

chloral +‎ amide

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.