: a crystalline weakly acid compound NH2NO2 that is made from a nitro-carbamate (as nitro-urethane) or from nitro-urea and that decomposes on heating into nitrous oxide; the amide of nitric acid

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International Scientific Vocabulary nitr- + amide

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“Nitramide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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