acetamide

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acetamide   (ə-sět'ə-mīd', ās'ĭt-ām'īd')  Pronunciation Key 
The crystalline amide of acetic acid, used as a solvent and wetting agent and in lacquers and explosives. Chemical formula: CH3CONH2.
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