thiuram

noun thi·u·ram \thīˈyu̇rəm, ˈthīyəˌram\

Definition of thiuram

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  thiocarbamoyl —used especially in names of sulfides b :  any of several organic derivatives of this radical R2NCS−

  2. 2 :  any of several thiuram sulfides (as tetraethylthiuram disulfide and tetramethylthiuram disulfide)

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Origin and Etymology of thiuram

perhaps irregular from thiourea + -amyl (as in carbamyl)


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