from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A white substance (C2O2(NH2)2), insoluble in water, produced by the distillation of neutral ammonium oxalate, whence its name. Also called oxalamide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A white crystalline neutral substance (C2O2(NH2)2) obtained by treating ethyl oxalate with ammonia. It is the acid amide of oxalic acid. Formerly called also oxalamide.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry A white crystalline solid, the double amide of oxalic acid, used as a stabilizer for nitrocellulose preparations and as a substitute for urea in fertilizers.


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