[mel-uh-meen, mel-uh-meen] /ˈmɛl əˌmin, ˌmɛl əˈmin/
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C 3 N 3 (NH 2) 3 , used chiefly in organic synthesis and in the manufacture of resins, especially melamine resins.
any of the melamine resins.
a colourless crystalline compound used in making synthetic resins; 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine. Formula: C3H6N6
melamine resin or a material made from this resin
noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the class of thermosetting resins formed by the interaction of melamine and formaldehyde: used chiefly as adhesives for laminated materials and as coatings for paper, plastics, and textiles. noun 1. a thermosetting amino resin, stable to heat and light, produced from melamine and used for moulded products, adhesives, and surface […]
[Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑˈmɛd; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑ mɪd/ noun, plural melammdim [Sephardic Hebrew muh-lahm-deem; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lahm-dim] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑmˈdim; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑm dɪm/ (Show IPA). Hebrew. 1. . [Sephardic Hebrew muh-lah-med; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-lah-mid] /Sephardic Hebrew mə lɑˈmɛd; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈlɑ mɪd/ noun, plural melamdim [Sephardic Hebrew […]
[muh-lam-puh s] /məˈlæm pəs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the first seer and healer: his ears were licked by serpents he had raised, enabling him to understand the speech and wisdom of animals.
1. variant of before a vowel: melanism.