imide

noun
im·​ide | \ ˈi-ˌmīd How to pronounce imide (audio) \

Definition of imide

: a compound containing the NH group that is derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by a metal or an equivalent of acid groups — compare amide

Other Words from imide

imidic \ i-​ˈmi-​dik How to pronounce imidic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of imide

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for imide

International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of amide

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“Imide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imide. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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imide

noun
im·​ide | \ ˈim-ˌīd How to pronounce imide (audio) \

Medical Definition of imide

: a compound containing the NH group that is derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by a metal or an equivalent of acid radicals — compare amide

Other Words from imide

imidic \ im-​ˈid-​ik How to pronounce imidic (audio) \ adjective

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