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cyanide
American English: /ˈsaɪəˌnaɪd/
British English: /ˈsʌɪənʌɪd/

Translation of cyanide in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Both cyanides and nitriles have the general formula RCN with a triple bond between the carbon and nitrogen (R-CN).
    • The few exceptions to this definition are the oxides of carbon, the carbonates, the cyanides (compounds of carbon, nitrogen, and at least one more element), and a few other families of compounds.
    • The case hardening medium is a molten, nitrogen-bearing, fused-salt bath containing either cyanides or cyanates.
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