Definition of Nitril

1. Noun. Any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN.

Exact synonyms: Cyanide, Nitrile
Generic synonyms: Organic Compound
Specialized synonyms: Acrylonitrile, Propenonitrile, Vinyl Cyanide



Definition of Nitril

1. nitrile [n -S] - See also: nitrile

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitril

nitride
nitrided
nitrides
nitriding
nitridings
nitrids
nitriferous
nitrification
nitrifications
nitrified
nitrifier
nitrifiers
nitrifies
nitrify
nitrifying
nitril (current term)
nitrilase
nitrilases
nitrile
nitrile hydratase
nitrile imide
nitrile rubber
nitrile rubbers
nitriles
nitrilimine
nitrilimines
nitrilium
nitriliums
nitrilo-
nitriloacetic

Literary usage of Nitril

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1. Manual of Vital Function Testing Methods and Their Interpretation by Wilfred Mason Barton (1916)
"THE ACETO-nitril TEST OF EEID HUNT It was in the effort to develop a quick and satisfactory method for comparing the physiological activity of different ..."

2. Text-book of Medical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry by Elias Hudson Bartley (1899)
"Nascent H converts them into amins (see Aceto-nitril, Methyl-cyanide). ... tied to the CH3 group in the iso-nitril. The iso-nitrils, therefore, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Starting with horno-anthranilic nitril a series of the aliphatic and aromatic acyl derivatives were made. In the case of the aliphatic derivatives, ..."

4. Solubilities of Inorganic and Organic Substances; a Handbook of the Most by Atherton Seidell (1911)
"The solubility of succinic nitril in water and also in aqueous sodium chloride solutions at various temperatures has been determined by ..."

5. Text-book of medical and pharmaceutical chemistry by Elias Hudson Bartley (1909)
"A nitril is a cyanide of a hydrocarbon radical in which the radical is attached to the carbon atom of the CX' group, and in which the X is triad. ..."

6. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"The mixture of nitril and diluted acid is then heated in connection with a reversed condenser, and the acid distilled off. The aqueous acid obtained by one ..."

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