cyanogen chloride

noun

Definition of cyanogen chloride

: a colorless very pungent poisonous low-boiling liquid compound CNCl obtained by the action of chlorine on hydrocyanic acid or a cyanide and polymerizing on storage to cyanuric chloride

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“Cyanogen chloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyanogen%20chloride. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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