cyanide

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Synonyms for cyanide

any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN

an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid

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Caption: Cyanides, precursors to more complex organic molecules', may be common in planet-forming disks swirling around young stars, like the one illustrated here.
The partners will build the sodium cyanide facility to cater to mining players amid a sound growth of the Mexican economy and the mining sector in particular, Grupo Idesa notes.
The deleterious effects of cyanide, even at low concentrations have been widely reported [1, 2].
Cyanide is a carbon-nitrogen radical that can be found in a wide range as organic and inorganic compounds.
Forage with fairly high levels of nitrates can be blended into diary rations gradually over a period of four to five days and the cows' systems will adjust, because nitrates are not as absolutely fatal as cyanides. With nitrates, it's more a question of level per day.
Cyanides were stockpiled in both the Soviet Union's and the United States' chemical weapons arsenals in the 1950s and 1960s.
Cyanides are considered as one of the most toxic compounds and have been classified as hazardous materials with acute and/or chronic characteristics of toxicity [1, 2].
Forage with fairly high levels of nitrates can be blended into dairy rations gradually over a period of four to five days and the cows' systems will adjust, because nitrates are not as absolutely fatal as cyanides. With nitrates, it's more a question of level per day.
Today members of the parliamentary committee on fuel, energy sector and subsoil use and other officials visited site where a cyanide tailing will be built at the Taldybulak Levoberezhny gold mine in Orlovka village.