Meaning of ACRYLONITRILE in English

ACRYLONITRILE

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ a-kr ə -l ō - ' n ī -tr ə l, - ˌ tr ē l

Function: noun

Etymology: acryl ic + -o- + nitrile

Date: 1893

: a colorless volatile flammable liquid nitrile C 3 H 3 N used chiefly in organic synthesis and for polymerization

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