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  • n. Alternative spelling of acetamide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A white crystalline solid, CH3CO.NH2, produced by distilling ammonium acetate, or by heating ethyl acetate with strong aqueous ammonia. It combines with both acids and metals to form unstable compounds.


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