a class of organic compounds formally derived from hydrocarbons by replacing every hydrogen atom with a cyanide radical; e.g. - tetracyanomethane - C(CN)

Wikipedia foundation.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cyanocarbon — Cyanocarbons are a chemical compounds that contain several cyanide groups. Such substances generally are classified as organic compounds, since they are formally derived from hydrocarbons by replacing one or more hydrogen atoms with a cyanide.… …   Wikipedia

  • cyanocarbon acid — noun a class of strong organic acids, only known as their salts in which the negative charge is stabilized by resonance …   Wiktionary

  • DuPont Central Research — In 1957, the research organization of the Chemicals Department of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company was renamed Central Research Department, beginning the history of the premier scientific organization within DuPont and one of the foremost… …   Wikipedia

  • Nitrile — This article is about the group of organic compounds. For the synthetic rubber product, see Nitrile rubber. The structure of the nitrile group A nitrile is any organic compound that has a C≡N functional group.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Tetracyanoethylene — Chembox new Name = Tetracyanoethylene ImageFileL1 = TCNE.png ImageSizeL1 = 100px ImageName = ImageFileR1 = TCNE3D.png ImageSizeR1 = 150px ImageNameR1 = tetracyanoethylene IUPACName = tetracyanoethene OtherNames = TCNE Section1 = Chembox… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.