Meaning of ACRYLONITRILE in English

/ak'reuh loh nuy"tril, -treel, -truyl/ , n. Chem.

a colorless, flammable, poisonous, carcinogenic liquid, C 3 H 3 N, used for the production of polymers and copolymers, as rubbers, fibers, and clear plastics for beverage containers.

[ 1890-95; ACRYL(IC) + -O- + NITRILE ]

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