HyperDic: acrylamide

English > 1 sense of the word acrylamide:
NOUNsubstanceacrylamidea white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals
English > acrylamide: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals.
Example"they claimed that acrylamide is produced when certain carbohydrates are baked or fried at high temperatures"
BroaderamideAny organic compound containing the group -CONH2
Spanishacrilamida
Catalanacrilamida

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