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Definition of "acetonitrile" [acetonitrile]

  • The simplest organic cyanide or nitrile, CH3CN. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "acetonitrile" in a sentence
  • "Try nail polish remover, particularly the kind with acetone instead of acetonitrile."
  • "Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn have detected for the first time a molecule closely related to an amino acid: amino acetonitrile."
  • "Finding amino acetonitrile has greatly extended our insight into the chemistry of dense, hot star-forming regions."