from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The crystalline amide of acetic acid, CH3CONH2, used as a solvent and wetting agent and in lacquers and explosives.
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- n. The amide of acetic acid, CH3CONH2.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white crystalline solid, from ammonia by replacement of an equivalent of hydrogen by acetyl.
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- n. a colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds
Blend of acetyl and amide (Wiktionary)