Definition of phosphoramide in English:

phosphoramide

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline compound, (NH₂)₃P=O; phosphoric triamide; any substituted derivative of this, examples of which are used as fire retardants and cross-linking reagents.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Odling (1829–1921), chemist. From phosphoro- + amide.

Pronunciation

phosphoramide

/ˌfɒsˈfɒrəmʌɪd//ˈfɒsfərəmʌɪd/