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  1. acetonitrilenoun

    The simplest organic cyanide or nitrile, CHCN.

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  1. Acetonitrile

    Acetonitrile, often abbreviated MeCN (methyl cyanide), is the chemical compound with the formula CH3CN and structure H3C−C≡N. This colourless liquid is the simplest organic nitrile (hydrogen cyanide is a simpler nitrile, but the cyanide anion is not classed as organic). It is produced mainly as a byproduct of acrylonitrile manufacture. It is used as a polar aprotic solvent in organic synthesis and in the purification of butadiene. The N≡C−C skeleton is linear with a short C≡N distance of 1.16 Å.Acetonitrile was first prepared in 1847 by the French chemist Jean-Baptiste Dumas.

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  1. Acetonitrile

    Acetonitrile is the chemical compound with the formula CH3CN. This colourless liquid is the simplest organic nitrile. It is produced mainly as a byproduct of acrylonitrile manufacture. It is used as a polar aprotic solvent in organic synthesis and in the purification of butadiene. In the laboratory, it is used as a medium-polarity solvent that is miscible with water and has a convenient liquid range. With a dipole moment of 3.92 D, acetonitrile dissolves a wide range of ionic and nonpolar compounds and is useful as a mobile phase in HPLC and LCMS. Acetonitrile was first prepared in 1847 by the French chemist Jean-Baptiste Dumas.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acetonitrile in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acetonitrile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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