Definition of Calcium-cyanamide
1. Noun. A compound used as a fertilizer and as a source of nitrogen compounds.
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Literary usage of Calcium-cyanamide
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1. Cyanamid, Manufacture, Chemistry and Uses: By Edward J. Pranke by Edward John Pranke (1913)
"Calcium cyanamide forms colorless crystals which sublime at about 1090° C. at atmospheric ... Upon solution of the calcium cyanamide in water it is directly ..."
2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"The storm raised against calcium cyanamide has been lulled in the same way, and recently Professor Wagner of Darmstadt, one of the greatest authorities on ..."
3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"1919 D. The Utilization of Atmospheric Nitrogen for the Production of Calcium Cyanamide and the Employment of the Latter in Agriculture and in Chemistry ..."
4. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1912)
"In calcium cyanamide, Ca(CN)N, there is one atom of nitrogen uncombined with ... That is, calcium cyanamide is only of half the value in gold and silver ..."
5. Proceedings of the International Conference on Plant Hardiness and by Daniel Hall (1912)
"... Atmosphere—Origin of the World's Stock of Combined Nitrogen—Nitrogen-fixing Bacteria—Fixation of Atmospheric Nitrogen to form Calcium Cyanamide—Fixation ..."
6. Coal-tar and Ammonia by Georg Lunge (1916)
"Preparation of Calcium Cyanamide (Lime- nitrogen).—Patents have been further taken out for this by:— Stickstoffwerke, Berlin, Ger. Lidholm and The Dettifoss ..."
7. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1916)
"Calcium cyanamide may be used as a source of ammonia by acting on it with steam under pressure at a temperature of 170° C., using an agitator to prevent ..."