to convert into an amide.
a metallic derivative of ammonia in which the −NH 2 group is retained, as potassium amide, KNH 2 . an organic compound obtained by replacing the −OH group in acids by the −NH 2 group. an organic compound formed from ammonia by replacing a hydrogen atom by an acyl group. Historical Examples amide Powder: ammonium […]
the soluble matter of starch. Historical Examples amidin, which is the soluble part of starch, contains 53.33 per cent. History of Civilization in England, Vol. 1 of 3 Henry Thomas Buckle
any of a group of compounds containing the CN 2 H 3 group, some of which have marked pharmacological action. amidine am·i·dine (ām’ĭ-dēn’, -dĭn) n. The monovalent radical having the general formula RC=NHNH2.
any of a group of pesticides, originally developed as antimalarial and antitubercular drugs, that impair cell respiration in cockroaches, red ants, and other insects.