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cyanide


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cyanide  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cyanide 
  n  1:  any  of  a  class  of  organic  compounds  containing  the  cyano 
  radical  -CN  [syn:  {nitrile}] 
  2:  an  extremely  poisonous  salt  of  hydrocyanic  acid 




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