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  • n. The aromatic nitrile C6H5-CN; it is used as a solvent and has many industrial applications.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Phenyl cyanide or the nitrile of benzoic acid, C6H5CN. It is an oil with an odor like that of bitter almonds. It boils at 190.6° C.


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