Definition of Acetonitrile

1. Noun. (organic compound) The simplest organic cyanide or nitrile, CH3CN. ¹



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Definition of Acetonitrile

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Acetonitrile

1. CH3CN; Methyl cyanide;a colourless fluid of aromatic odour, soluble in water and alcohol. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetonitrile

acetone body
acetone carboxylase
acetone chloroform
acetone compound
acetone fixative
acetone monooxygenase
acetone peroxide
acetone test
acetonemia
acetonemic
acetones
acetonic
acetonide
acetonides
acetonitril
acetonitrile (current term)
acetonitriles
acetonuria
acetonæmia
acetophenazine
acetophenazine maleate
acetophenetidin
acetophenide
acetophenides
acetophenone
acetophenones
acetorphine
acetose
acetositie
acetosity

Literary usage of Acetonitrile

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"acetonitrile was a broad singlet at 5 2.02. In pure nitro- methane, ... Addition of pyridine to the solution of run I moved the acetonitrile signal down- ..."

2. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Mobile phase, acetonitrile and buffer solution. 6. Cylinders, graduated, 25-mL. ... NOTE: Recrystallize tryptamine in acetonitrile before use. ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1855)
"0-9706 3H ............ 3 .... 7-32 .... 7-4 H-gas ........................ 3 .... 0'2079 C'NH1 ........ ÏÏ .... 100-00 ~. 99-5 Vap. of acetonitrile 2 . ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"(Aschan, Ch. Z. 1913, 37. 1117.) Sol. in benzonitrile. (Naumann, B. 1914, 47. 1369.) 100 g. acetonitrile dissolve 24.43 g. CuBr. at 18°. ..."

5. An Elementary Course of Practical Organic Chemistry by Frederic Charles Garrett, Arthur Harden (1897)
"acetonitrile is a liquid having a characteristic odour, and boils at 820. ... Hydrolysis of acetonitrile.—acetonitrile reacts with alkalis or acids to form ..."

6. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"acetonitrile, Methyl Cyanide [Ethan-nitrile], CHS. ... It may, however, be mentioned here that acetonitrile can be produced from prussic acid and ..."

7. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"This compound is the nitrile of phosphoric acid, its relation to that acid being similar to that of acetonitrile to acetic acid : C'H'O' + NH' - 2H«0 ..."

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