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A hypothetical acid, NH2COOH, that exists only in the form of its esters and salts.
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(Elements & Compounds) a hypothetical compound known only in the form of carbamate salts and esters. Formula: NH2COOH
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car•bam′ic ac′id(kɑrˈbæm ɪk)
a compound, NH3CO2, known only in the form of its salts or its esters.
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|Noun||1.||carbamic acid - an acid that is known only by virtue of its salts (as ammonium carbamate) or its esters (as urethane)|
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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