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  • n. The imide of phthalic acid; it is used in the manufacture of some plastics

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An imido derivative of phthalic acid, obtained as a white crystalline substance, C6H4.(CO)2NH, which has itself (like succinimide) acid properties, and forms a series of salts. Cf. Imido acid, under imido.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crystalline substance, C8H5NO2, made by the action of dry ammonia gas on heated phthalic anhydrid, and in other ways. It melts at 233.5° C., and acts as a monobasic acid toward alkalis.

Etymologies

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From phthalic + imide

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