Definition of nitramide
: 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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Origin and Etymology of nitramide
International Scientific Vocabulary nitr- + amide
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