Oxamide

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Oxamide (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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n oxamide A white substance (C2O2(NH2)2), insoluble in water, produced by the distillation of neutral ammonium oxalate, whence its name. Also called oxalamide.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Ox,alic + amide,

Usage

In literature:

Concentrated hydrochloric acid converts it into oxamide.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
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In science:

Fig. 5 also shows the theoretical spin density for the ’CuMn’ molecule pro jected onto the oxamid mean plane.
Polarized Neutron Scattering
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