Definition of methyl cyanide in English:

methyl cyanide

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noun

  • another term for acetonitrile.
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    • Less obvious and more tentative identifications include methyl cyanide, sulfur dioxide, acetylene.
    • This gives rise to compounds such as methyl cyanide.
    • The motivation to observe methyl cyanide is due to the fact that it is an abundant symmetric top molecule which is a good temperature tracer.

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