nitramide

noun
ni·​tra·​mide | \ nī‧ˈtraˌmīd, ˈnī‧trəˌm-, -mə̇d \

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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History and Etymology for nitramide

International Scientific Vocabulary nitr- + amide

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“Nitramide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitramide. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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