Definition of Acrylamide in English :

Define Acrylamide in English

Acrylamide meaning in English

Meaning of Acrylamide in English

Pronunciation of Acrylamide in English

Acrylamide pronunciation in English

Pronounce Acrylamide in English


see synonyms of acrylamide


1. acrylamide

a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals

Example Sentences:
'they claimed that acrylamide is produced when certain carbohydrates are baked or fried at high temperatures'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of acrylamide
a chemical compound that forms in certain foods when exposed to high temperature
a chemical compound produced for industry

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of acrylamide
A readily polymerized amide, C3H5NO, derived from acrylic acid and used in synthetic fibers and sewage treatment. It is a carcinogen and is present in some foods, especially starches and cereals that are cooked at high temperatures.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.