Hydrocyanic-acid meaning

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The definition of hydrocyanic acid is a colorless, very poisonous liquid with the smell of bitter almonds.

An example of hydrocyanic acid is cyanide.

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An aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide.
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A weak, highly poisonous acid, HCN, that is a colorless liquid with the odor of bitter almonds: it is used as a fumigant, as a poison gas, in metallurgy, etc.
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An aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide, having a characteristic smell of bitter almonds.
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(chemistry) A solution of hydrogen cyanide, HCN, in water; a weak poisonous acid, used as a fumigant.
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