carbodiimide

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

Definition of carbodiimide

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

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First Known Use of carbodiimide

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carbodiimide

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

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“Carbodiimide.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbodiimide. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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