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A salt or an ester of carbamic acid, especially one used as an insecticide.
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(Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of carbamic acid. The salts contain the monovalent ion NH2COO–, and the esters contain the group NH2COO–
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car•ba•mate(ˈkɑr bəˌmeɪt, kɑrˈbæm eɪt)
a salt or ester of carbamic acid.
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|Noun||1.||carbamate - a salt (or ester) of carbamic acid|
ammonium carbamate - a salt of carbamic acid that is used as a nitrogen fertilizer
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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