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also cy·an·am·id  (sī-ăn′ə-mĭd)
1. A deliquescent caustic crystalline compound, CH2N2, prepared by treating calcium cyanamide with sulfuric acid.
2. Calcium cyanamide.
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Noun1.cyanamid - a weak soluble dibasic acid (the parent acid of cyanamide salts)
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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