Stabilizer vs Oxamide - What's the difference?

stabilizer | oxamide |


As nouns the difference between stabilizer and oxamide

is that stabilizer is agent noun of stabilize; any person or thing which brings stability while oxamide is (organic compound) a white crystalline solid, the double amide of oxalic acid, used as a stabilizer for nitrocellulose preparations and as a substitute for urea in fertilizers.

stabilizer

Alternative forms

* stabiliser (British)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Agent noun of stabilize; any person or thing which brings stability.
  • Any substance added to something in order to stabilize it.
  • A gyroscopically controlled fin or similar device that prevents the excess rolling of a ship in rough seas.
  • An airfoil that stabilizes the flight of an aircraft or missile.
  • (textiles) A piece of backing fabric used in embroidery.
  • (in the plural, British) training wheels on a child's bicycle.
  • oxamide

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia oxamide)
  • (organic compound) A white crystalline solid, the double amide of oxalic acid, used as a stabilizer for nitrocellulose preparations and as a substitute for urea in fertilizers.