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 (ăk′rə-lō-nī′trəl, -trēl, -trīl)
A colorless, liquid organic compound, C3H3N, used in the manufacture of acrylic rubber and fibers.

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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid that is miscible with water and has toxic fumes: used in the manufacture of acrylic fibres and resins, rubber, and thermoplastics. Formula: CH2:CHCN. Also called: vinylcyanide
[C20: from acrylic + nitrile]
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(ˌæk rə loʊˈnaɪ trɪl, -tril, -traɪl)

a colorless, flammable, poisonous, carcinogenic liquid, C3H3N, used for the production of polymers and copolymers, as rubbers, fibers, and clear plastics for beverage containers.
[1890–95; acryl(ic) + -o- + nitrile]
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Noun1.acrylonitrile - a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propeneacrylonitrile - a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propene
cyanide, nitril, nitrile - any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
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[ˌækrɪləʊˈnaɪtraɪl] Nacrilonitrilo m
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