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.
amide Powder: ammonium nitrate, potassium nitrate, charcoal.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia Various
It is highly probable that it may be in some form approximating to amide nitrogen.
Manures and the principles of manuring Charles Morton Aikman
any organic compound containing the functional group -CONH2
(modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the group -CONH2: amide group or radical
an inorganic compound having the general formula M(NH2)x, where M is a metal atom
amide am·ide (ām’īd’, -ĭd)
An organic compound, such as acetamide, containing the acyl radical.
Any organic compound containing the group CONH2, derived from a fatty acid by replacing the hydroxyl group (OH) of the carboxyl group (COOH) with an amino group (NH2). Amides are volatile solids.
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.
a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the −NH 2 group united with an acid radical is present: amidocyanogen. (erroneously) . Historical Examples These are soluble in alkalies, acids and water, and are readily hydrolyzed further into amido acids and acid amides. Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett Experiments show that […]