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dicyandiamide

[ dahy-sahy-uhn-dahy-am-ahyd ]
/ daɪˌsaɪ ən daɪˈæm aɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, rather sparingly water-soluble solid, C2H4N4, produced from cyanamide by polymerization: used in the manufacture of plastics and pharmaceuticals.
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Also di·cy·an·o·di·am·ide [dahy-sahy-uh-noh-dahy-am-ahyd]. /daɪˌsaɪ əˌnoʊ daɪˈæm aɪd/.
Also called cyanoguanidine.

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