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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.


(saɪˈænəˌmaɪd; -mɪd) or


1. (Biochemistry) Also called: cyanogenamide a white or colourless crystalline soluble weak dibasic acid, which can be hydrolysed to urea. Formula: H2NCN
2. (Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of cyanamide
3. (Elements & Compounds) short for calcium cyanamide


or cy•an•a•mid

(saɪˈæn ə mɪd)

1. a white crystalline solid, CH2N2, produced by the action of ammonia or sulfuric acid on cyanic compounds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyanamide - 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
2.cyanamide - a compound used as a fertilizer and as a source of nitrogen compounds
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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