an unstable, weakly basic, crystalline compound, NH3O, used as a reducing agent, analytical reagent, and chemical intermediate.
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How to use hydroxylamine in a sentence
After standing for twenty-four hours, hydroxylamine potassium disulphonate crystallizes out.
Bromine and iodine react in a remarkable manner with free hydroxylamine.
British Dictionary definitions for hydroxylamine
a colourless crystalline compound that explodes when heated: a reducing agent. Formula: NH 2 OH
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