noun Etymology: acrylic + -o- + nitrile Date: 1893 a colorless volatile flammable liquid nitrile C3H3N used chiefly in organic synthesis and for polymerization

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  • acrylonitrile — /ak reuh loh nuy tril, treel, truyl/, n. Chem. a colorless, flammable, poisonous, carcinogenic liquid, C3H3N, used for the production of polymers and copolymers, as rubbers, fibers, and clear plastics for beverage containers. [1890 95; ACRYL(IC)… …   Universalium

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  • acrylonitrile — ac·ry·lo·ni·trile .ak rə lō nī trəl, .trēl n a colorless volatile flammable liquid nitrile C3H3N used chiefly in organic synthesis and for polymerization * * * ac·ry·lo·ni·trile (ak″rə lo niґtrīl) a colorless halogenated… …   Medical dictionary

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