The apple was to disguise the bitter taste of the cyanide and thus ensure that the poison would do its work.
His body reacted and fought for a minute or so, then the cyanide took control.
Two years later, at the age of 41, the war hero ended his own life with cyanide.
One theory, for example, was that it was caused by a train wreck in 1970 that spilled a load of cyanide.
Orthoptera may be killed by the use of the cyanide bottle but should be transferred at once to the vials of alcohol.
This is now superseded by the cyanide bottle, of which anon.
It is advisable to begin with the cyanide in a moderately strong solution, for the sake of ease in dissolving the precipitate.
Again the milling results were not good, and what it demanded was the cyanide process.
Alkalinity of commercial potassium cyanide and of cyanide solutions.
The solution is deficient in cyanide, and too large a current is being passed.
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).
cyanide cy·a·nide (sī'ə-nīd') or cy·a·nid (-nĭd)
Any of various salts or esters of hydrogen cyanide containing a CN group, especially the extremely poisonous compounds potassium cyanide and sodium cyanide.