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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acetamide  \Ac`et*am"ide\,  n.  [Acetyl  +  amide.]  (Chem.) 
  A  white  crystalline  solid,  from  ammonia  by  replacement  of  an 
  equivalent  of  hydrogen  by  acetyl. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acetamide 
  n  :  a  colorless  solid  amide  of  acetic  acid  used  as  a  solvent  and 
  in  the  synthesis  of  organic  compounds  [syn:  {ethanamide}] 




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