noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A highly poisonous acidic solution of hydrogen cyanide in water.
- This herb contains amygdalin which hydrolizes into benzaldehyde and hydrocyanic acid.
- Cyanide content of trapped hydrocyanic acid was then determined quantitatively.
- This in turn will break the vial of hydrocyanic acid.
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