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hydroxylamine

[hahy-drok-suh-luh-meen, -suh l-am-in] /haɪˌdrɒk sə ləˈmin, -səlˈæm ɪn/
noun
1.
an unstable, weakly basic, crystalline compound, NH 3 O, used as a reducing agent, analytical reagent, and chemical intermediate.
Origin of hydroxylamine
1865-1870
1865-70; hydroxyl + -amine
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hydroxylamine

/haɪˌdrɒksɪləˈmiːn; -ˈæmɪn; -ˈsaɪləˌmiːn/
noun
1.
a colourless crystalline compound that explodes when heated: a reducing agent. Formula: NH2OH
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