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a•cryl•a•mide



Pronunciation: (u-kril'u-mīd", -mid, ak"ru-lam'īd, -id), [key]
n. Chem.
a colorless, odorless, toxic crystalline compound, C3H5NO, soluble in water, alcohol, and acetone: used in the synthesis of polyacrylamide and other organic materials, as textile fibers, in the processing of ore, and in the treatment of sewage.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

acrylaldehydeacrylate
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