cyanide[sī′ə nīd′, -nid′]
Origin: cyan(o)- + -ide
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noun also cy·a·nid
- To treat (a metal surface) with cyanide to produce a hard surface.
- To treat (an ore) with cyanide to extract gold or silver.
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