acetone cyanohydrin


Definition of acetone cyanohydrin

: a colorless liquid (CH3)2C(OH)CN made from acetone and hydrogen cyanide and used in organic synthesis especially of esters of methacrylic acid; α-hydroxy-isobutyro-nitrile

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First Known Use of acetone cyanohydrin

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Acetone cyanohydrin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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