hydroxylamine[hī dräks′il ə mēn′, -am′ēn′; -in]
hydroxylamine definition by Webster's New World
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a colorless crystalline base, NHOH, used as a reducing agent
Origin: hydroxyl plush amine
hydroxylamine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A colorless crystalline compound, NH2OH, explosive when heated, that is used as a reducing agent and in organic synthesis.