sodium amide


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sodium amide

[′sōd·ē·əm ′am‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
NaNH2 White crystals that decompose in water; melts at 210°C; a fire hazard; used to make sodium cyanide. Also known as sodamide.
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On the other hand, the elimination of alcohols from propargylic alkoxy compounds with sodium amide in liquid ammonia affording the isomeric mixture of the corresponding terminal enynes has been described [7].