- a white, water-soluble, crystalline solid, C2H5NO, the amide of acetic acid: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
- a white or colourless soluble deliquescent crystalline compound, used in the manufacture of organic chemicals. Formula: CH 3 CONH 2
- The crystalline amide of acetic acid, used as a solvent and wetting agent and in lacquers and explosives. Chemical formula: CH3CONH2.