noun urea·form \-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of ureaform



  1. :  a synthetic fertilizer compounded of urea and formaldehyde and designed to release nitrogen slowly in usable form through the action of soil bacteria

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Origin and Etymology of ureaform

urea + formaldehyde

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a trip made at another's expense

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