A salt or an ester of carbamic acid, especially one used as an insecticide.
A salt or ester of carbamic acid.
A salt or ester containing the radical NH2 COO. Carbamates are often used as insecticides.
(organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of carbamic acid.
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Origin of carbamate
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Carbamate Sentence Examples
It possesses a strong ammoniacal smell, and on digestion with alcohol the carbamate is dissolved and a residue of ammonium bicarbonate is left; a similar decomposition taking place when the sesquicarbonate is exposed to air.
It unites directly with ammonia gas to form ammonium carbamate, NH 2 00ONH 4.
The majority of samples 114 (56 per cent) contained ethyl carbamate in the range 11-30 microgram/l.
A small number of samples from the present survey were found to have elevated levels of ethyl carbamate.
In 1870 urea was produced by heating ammonium carbamate in a sealed vessel.