nitrile(redirected from Carbonitrile)
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1. An organic molecule containing a CN group, an organic derivative of hydrocyanic acid.
2. An oil-resistant copolymer of acrylonitrile and butadiene, used especially for disposable gloves, gaskets, seals, and tubing. Also called nitrile rubber.
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(Elements & Compounds) any one of a class of organic compounds containing the monovalent group -CN. Also called (not in technical usage): cyanide
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ni•trile(ˈnaɪ trɪl, -tril, -traɪl)
any of a class of organic compounds with the general formula RC≡N.
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|Noun||1.||nitrile - any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN|
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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