imide

play
noun im·ide \ˈi-ˌmīd\

Definition of imide

  1. :  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

imidic

play \i-ˈmi-dik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of imide

International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of amide


Medical Dictionary

imide

play
noun im·ide \ˈim-ˌīd\

Medical Definition of imide

  1. :  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

imidic

\im-ˈid-ik\play adjective

Learn More about imide


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up imide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

lacking social experience or grace

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!