carbodiimide

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

Definition of carbodiimide

plural

-s

  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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