melamine

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Noun[edit]

melamine (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) a strong aromatic heterocyclic base, tri-amino-triazine, used, in combination with formaldehyde to manufacture melamine resins such as Formica
    • 1995, Bill Bryson, Notes from a Small Island, chapter 20:
      My room was everything I expected it to be—cold and cheerless, with melamine furniture, grubbily matted carpet and those mysterious ceiling stains that bring to mind a neglected corpse in the room above.

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Noun[edit]

melamine f

  1. plural form of melamina