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Meaning of CYANIDE

Pronunciation:  'sIu`nId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid
  2. [n]  any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
 

CYANIDE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: nitril, nitrile
 
 See Also: acrylonitrile, organic compound, potassium cyanide, propenonitrile, salt, sodium cyanide, vinyl cyanide

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cy"a*nide\ (s?"?-n?d or -n?d; 104), n. [Cf. F. cyanide.
See {Cyanic}.] (Chem.)
A compound formed by the union of cyanogen with an element or
radical.

 

 

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