acrylonitrile


ac·ry·lo·ni·trile

noun \ˌa-krə-lō-ˈnī-trəl, -ˌtrēl\

Definition of ACRYLONITRILE

:  a colorless volatile flammable liquid nitrile C3H3N used chiefly in organic synthesis and for polymerization

Origin of ACRYLONITRILE

acrylic + -o- + nitrile
First Known Use: 1893

ac·ry·lo·ni·trile

noun \ˌak-rə-lō-ˈnī-trəl, -ˌtrēl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACRYLONITRILE

: a colorless volatile flammable liquid nitrile C3H3N used chiefly in organic synthesis and for polymerization

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