cyan, 缩写自cyanogen, 氰。-ide, 化学名词后缀，见oxide.
- cyanide (n.)
- a salt of hydrocyanic acid, 1826, coined from cyan-, comb. form for carbon and nitrogen compounds, from Greek kyanos "dark blue" (see cyan) + chemical ending -ide, on analogy of chloride. So called because it first had been obtained by heating the dye pigment powder known as Prussian blue (see Prussian).
- 1. The police say he swallowed a cyanide capsule to avoid arrest.
- 2. Someone had fed him a lethal dose of cyanide.
- 3. Cyanide is used to kill insects.
- 4. Cyanide can serve as precursor for the amide nitrogen of asparagine.
- 5. It may, however, serve as a mechanism for cyanide detoxification.
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