/gwan"i deen', -din, gwah"ni-/, n. Chem.
a colorless, crystalline, strongly alkaline, water-soluble solid, CH5N3, used chiefly in the manufacture of plastics, resins, rubber accelerators, and explosives. Also called carbamidine, iminourea.
[1860-65; GUAN(O) + -ID3 + -INE2]

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