noun car·bo·di·i·mide \¦kär(ˌ)bōˈdīəˌmīd, -ōˌdīˈiˌm-, -mə̇d\

Definition of carbodiimide



  1. :  a tautomeric form of cyanamide NH=C=NH known in the form of its derivatives

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Origin and Etymology of carbodiimide

International Scientific Vocabulary carb- + di- + imide; probably originally formed in French

First Known Use: 1877

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a brief usually trivial fact

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