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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amide  \Am"ide\  (?;  277),  n.  [Ammonia  +  -ide.]  (Chem.) 
  A  compound  formed  by  the  union  of  amidogen  with  an  acid 
  element  or  radical.  It  may  also  be  regarded  as  ammonia  in 
  which  one  or  more  hydrogen  atoms  have  been  replaced  by  an 
  acid  atom  or  radical. 
 
  {Acid  amide},  a  neutral  compound  formed  by  the  substitution 
  of  the  amido  group  for  hydroxyl  in  an  acid. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amide 
  n  :  any  organic  compound  containing  the  group  -CONH2 




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