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Meaning of MELAMINE

Pronunciation:  'melu`meen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a white crystalline organic base; used mainly in making melamine resins
 

MELAMINE is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: cyanuramide
 
 See Also: alkali, base

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Me*lam"ine\, n. (Chem.)
A strong nitrogenous base, {C3H6N6}, produced from several
cyanogen compounds, and obtained as a white crystalline
substance, -- formerly supposed to be produced by the
decomposition of melam. Called also {cyanuramide}.

 

 

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