The bluish pellets of diatomite soaked in hydrocyanic acid were poured through chutes.
Hydrolysis of hydrocyanic acid by means of hydrochloric acid yields formic acid.
Treated with nitric acid, some hydrocyanic acid is formed, benzoic acid sublimes, and the residual matter is artificial tannin:—8.
He poisoned himself with hydrocyanic acid on the 4th November, 1920.
hydrocyanic acid was discovered by Scheele; but its nature and chemical properties were first investigated by Gay-Lussac.
hydrocyanic acid adds to its sedative qualities, or when pain is present, with diarrhoea, opium in some form may be added.
Adopting these proportions, 4224 parts of ferrocyanide of potassium yield 81 parts of hydrocyanic acid.
Ether was placed in the different vessels, and then a few drops of hydrocyanic acid, a deadly poison, were added.
The hydrocyanic acid can often be recognised in the room by its characteristic smell of bitter almonds.
hydrocyanic acid is one of the weakest of acids, and dissociates to an extremely slight extent.
hydrocyanic acid hy·dro·cy·an·ic acid (hī'drō-sī-ān'ĭk)
An aqueous solution of hydrogen cyanide that is a poisonous weak acid. Also called prussic acid.