Definition of ethanamide in English:

ethanamide

noun

  • systematic chemical name for acetamide
    • ‘For example, ethanamide forms colourless deliquescent crystals with a melting point of 82°C.’
    • ‘The mixture is distilled at about 170°C to remove excess ethanoic acid and water - leaving almost pure ethanamide in the flask.’

Pronunciation

ethanamide

/ɪˈθanəmʌɪd/