- of or derived from hydrocyanic acid.
Origin of hydrocyanic
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The bluish pellets of diatomite soaked in hydrocyanic acid were poured through chutes.My Visit To Hell
January 30, 2009
This becomes blue if exposed to the vapour of hydrocyanic acid.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
It combines with sodium bisulphite and with hydrocyanic acid.
It is chiefly used as a test of the purity of hydrocyanic acid.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Label it "Poison," and do not breathe the fumes (hydrocyanic gas).Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
He poisoned himself with hydrocyanic acid on the 4th November, 1920.Alone