Definition of acrylamide noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

acrylamide

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NAmE//əˈkrɪləˌmaɪd//
 
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a substance used in various industrial processes. Acrylamide is also found in food that has been cooked at high temperatures, and may be a cause of cancer.
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