Definitions for acrylonitrileˌæk rə loʊˈnaɪ trɪl, -tril, -traɪl

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  1. propenonitrile, acrylonitrile, vinyl cyanide(noun)

    a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propene

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  1. acrylonitrile(n.)

    a colorless liquid compound (H2C:CH.CN); used as raw material for acrylic fibers, and as a solvent.

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  1. acrylonitrile(Noun)

    A toxic colourless liquid organic compound, CH=CH.CN, synthesized from propylene and ammonia; used as a monomer in the production of acrylic resins and synthetic rubber.

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  1. Acrylonitrile

    Acrylonitrile is a chemical compound with the formula C 3H 3N. This colorless liquid often appears yellow due to impurities. It is an important monomer for the manufacture of useful plastics such as polyacrylonitrile. In terms of its molecular structure, it consists of a vinyl group linked to a nitrile. Pathways of exposure include emissions, auto exhaust, and cigarette smoke that can expose the human subject directly if they inhale or smoke. Routes of exposure include inhalation, oral, and occasional dermal routes from volunteer humans and rat studies.

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  1. Acrylonitrile

    A highly poisonous compound used widely in the manufacture of plastics, adhesives and synthetic rubber.


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