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An aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide. Also called prussic acid.
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(Elements & Compounds) another name for hydrogen cyanide, esp when in aqueous solution
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a colorless, highly poisonous liquid, HCN, an aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide. Also called prussic acid.
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|Noun||1.||hydrocyanic acid - a solution of hydrogen cyanide in water; weak solutions are used in fumigating and in the synthesis of organic compounds|
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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