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cy·a·nide

 (sī′ə-nīd′)
n. also cy·a·nid (-nĭd)
The anionic univalent CN group, or any of various salts or esters of hydrogen cyanide containing a CN group, especially the extremely poisonous compounds potassium cyanide and sodium cyanide.
tr.v. cy·a·nid·ed, cy·a·nid·ing, cy·a·nides
1. To treat (a metal surface) with cyanide to produce a hard surface.
2. To treat (an ore) with cyanide to extract gold or silver.

cyanide

(ˈsaɪəˌnaɪd) or

cyanid

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any salt of hydrocyanic acid. Cyanides contain the ion CN and are extremely poisonous
2. (Elements & Compounds) another name (not in technical usage) for nitrile
ˌcyaniˈdation n

cy•a•nide

(ˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd, -nɪd)

n., v. -nid•ed, -nid•ing. n.
1. a salt of hydrocyanic acid, as potassium cyanide, KCN.
v.t.
2. to treat with a cyanide, as an ore in order to extract gold.
[1820–30]

cy·a·nide

(sī′ə-nīd′)
Any of a large group of chemical compounds containing the radical CN, especially the very poisonous salts sodium cyanide and potassium cyanide. Cyanides are used to make plastics and to extract and treat metals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyanide - any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
acrylonitrile, propenonitrile, vinyl cyanide - a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propene
2.cyanide - an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid
sodium cyanide - a white poisonous salt (NaCN) used in electroplating
potassium cyanide - a poisonous salt (KCN) used in electroplating and in photography
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Translations
سيانيد: مِلح الحِمض الأزرَق
kyanid
cyanid
syanidi
cianid
blásÿrusalt
cianidas
cianīds
kyanid

cyanide

[ˈsaɪənaɪd] Ncianuro m
cyanide of potassiumcianuro m potásico

cyanide

[ˈsaɪənaɪd] ncyanure m

cyanide

nZyanid nt, → Blausäuresalz nt; cyanide poisoningBlausäurevergiftung f

cyanide

[ˈsaɪəˌnaɪd] ncianuro

cyanide

(ˈsaiənaid) noun
a deadly type of poison.

cy·a·nide

n. cianuro, compuesto extremadamente venenoso.

cyanide

n cianuro