nitrile

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nitrile

 [ni´tril]
an organic compound containing trivalent nitrogen attached to one carbon atom, -C≡N.

ni·trile

(nī'tril),
An alkyl cyanide. Individual nitriles are named for the acid formed on hydrolysis; for example, CH3CN is acetonitrile rather than methyl cyanide.

ni·trile

(nī'tril)
An alkyl cyanide. Individual nitriles are named for the acid formed on hydrolysis.

nitrile

an organic compound containing trivalent nitrogen attached to one carbon atom, −C≡N.