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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless compound, HON:CHCH: NOH, prepared by the action of hydroxylamine on glyoxal. It crystallizes in trimetrie plates and melts at 178° C.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A white, crystalline, nitrogenous substance, produced by the action of hydroxylamine on glyoxal, and belonging to the class of oximes; also, any one of a group of substances resembling glyoxime proper, and of which it is a type. See oxime.

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

  • noun organic chemistry The oxime HO-N=CH-CH=N-OH produced by the action of hydroxylamine on glyoxal

Etymologies

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From glyoxal and oxime.

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