Definition of acrylonitrile in English:

acrylonitrile

Syllabification: ac·ry·lo·ni·trile
Pronunciation: /ˌakrəlōˈnītrīl, ˌakrəlōˈnītril
 
 
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noun

Chemistry
A pungent, toxic liquid, used in making artificial fibers and other polymers.
  • The nitrile of acrylic acid: chemical formula: CH2=CHCN
More example sentences
  • Further research led to the development of a fiber Vinyon N, which is a copolymer of vinyl chloride with acrylonitrile.
  • After hydrogenation, each of the four new amines on the ends of the molecule can react with acrylonitrile, resulting in eight new ends.
  • It is a polymer of carboxylated butadiene and acrylonitrile, and it first was introduced as an industrial glove.

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