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 (kär′bə-māt′, kär-băm′āt′)
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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(ˈkɑr bəˌmeɪt, kɑrˈbæm eɪt)

a salt or ester of carbamic acid.
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Noun1.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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A similar decrease of [T.sub.m] was also observed in [2-(alkyloxy)-phenyl]-2-(l-piperidinyl)ethyl esters of carbamic acids [20].
Cizmarik, "Interaction of [2-(alkyloxy)-phenyl]-2-(l-piperidinyl)ethyl esters of carbamic acid with dipalmitoylphosphatidylglycerol model membranes: A calorimetric study," General Physiology and Biophysics, vol.
Because the molecular ions of N-alkylated carbamic acids are stable during GC-MS analysis, the M/M+1 and F/F+1 peak ratios can be easily measured by this technique.