Cyanide - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsaɪənaɪd|  American pronunciation of the word cyanide
Brit.  |ˈsʌɪənʌɪd|  British pronunciation of the word cyanide

noun

- any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN (syn: nitril, nitrile)
- an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid

Examples

He was poisoned with cyanide.

I rather fancy potassium cyanide. You just chew a piece, and quick curtain.

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