Definition of Cyanide group
1. Noun. The monovalent group -CN in a chemical compound.
Generic synonyms: Chemical Group, Group, Radical
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyanide Group
Literary usage of Cyanide group
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Practical Chemistry and Qualitative Inorganic Analysis by Frank Clowes (1885)
"cyanide group. The simple and complex cyanides contain a group of elements (ON) known as cyanogen. They yield precipitates with AgNO3, and evolve HCN when ..."
2. A Treatise on Practical Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis, Adapted for Use by Frank Clowes (1890)
"cyanide group. The simple and complex cyanides contain a group of ments (CN) known as cyanogen. They yield precipitates bh AgNO3, and evolve HCN when they ..."
3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1908)
"... and that acknowledged authorities on agricultural subjects passed unfavourable opinions in view of the presence of the poisonous cyanide group in the ..."
4. Principles of Chemistry by Joel Henry Hildebrand (1918)
"For example, the cyanide group, CN, acts very much like the halogens, hence KCN is called potassium cyanide, by analogy with KCl, potassium chloride. ..."
5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1912)
"... asymmetric carbon atom in the mandelic acid radicle— the one racemized when amygdalin is treated with alkali—unless the cyanide group is attached to it; ..."
6. A Compendium of Chemistry by Carl Arnold (1904)
"By boiling the alkyl cyanides (nitriles) with acids or alkalies when the carbon of the cyanide group is converted into the carboxyl group, ..."
7. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1908)
"In this respect the organism of anthrax produces in the animal system an effect similar to that of certain poisons of the cyanide group, in which death is ..."