noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A highly poisonous acidic solution of hydrogen cyanide in water.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of hydrocyanic acid in:
- The US English dictionary