dimethylformamide

noun
di·​meth·​yl·​formamide | \ (ˌ)dīˌmethə̇l+ \

Definition of dimethylformamide

: a liquid compound HCON(CH3)2 used especially at elevated temperatures as solvent for certain polymeric materials in producing synthetic fibers

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History and Etymology for dimethylformamide

dimethyl + formamide

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“Dimethylformamide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimethylformamide. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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