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hydrocyanic acid


hydrocyanic acid

noun hy·dro·cy·an·ic acid \ˌhī-drō-sī-ˌan-ik-\

Definition of HYDROCYANIC ACID

:  an aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide HCN that is an extremely poisonous weak acid used especially in fumigating—called also prussic acid
February 28, 2015
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