noun di·meth·yl·ol·urea \dī¦methə̇ˌlȯlyüˈrēə, -lōl-\

Definition of dimethylolurea

  1. :  a crystalline compound CO(NHCH2OH)2 formed as the first stage in making urea-formaldehyde resins and used chiefly in making adhesives and in treating textiles and wood

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Origin and Etymology of dimethylolurea

dimethyl + -ol + urea

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to cast off or become cast off

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