from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The name of a class of crystalline compounds, N2R3 (where R is any alkyl radical), formed by the action of ammonia on aldehydes, chiefly those of the aromatic series.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) One of a group of crystalline bodies produced by the action of ammonia on certain aldehydes.
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- noun organic chemistry One of a group of
crystallinebodies produced by the action of ammoniaon certain aldehydes.
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hydro- + amide
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