OTHER WORDS FROM cyanidesub·cy·a·nid, nounsub·cy·a·nide, noun
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Some were injected with cyanide involuntarily, including hundreds of children and senior citizens.
At least 50 percent of the root’s cyanide content is removed by boiling, and further reduced by other cooking methods like frying and baking.
Cassava flour, which has been dried and pounded, has lost almost all of its cyanide content by the time it’s sold.
Environmental groups are calling the “restoration” aspect of the plan fool’s gold, and also oppose the company’s intent to use cyanide to extract gold from the site at Salmon River, where there was a gold rush in the late 1800s.
For example, formaldehyde and hydrogen cyanide — two chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems — are abundant in wildfire smoke.This year’s SN 10 scientists aim to solve some of science’s biggest challenges|Science News Staff|September 30, 2020|Science News
Nonetheless, Turing killed himself on June 7, 1954, in a deliberately prepared way, by eating a cyanide-laced apple.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An autopsy found highly toxic cyanide levels in the blood of the not-so-dearly departed.
He opted for the latter, and two years later, took his own life by ingesting cyanide.Oscar's Battle of the Brits: Pals Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne Vie for the Gold|Marlow Stern|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two years later, at the age of 41, the war hero ended his own life with cyanide.Benedict Cumberbatch on 'The Imitation Game,' Homophobia, and How to Combat ISIS|Marlow Stern|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zyklon B, a gas used by the Nazis in the death camps, is a haunting example of the rapid lethality of one form, hydrogen cyanide.Sarin, Nitrogen Mustard, Cyanide & More: All About Chemical Weapons|Kent Sepkowitz|August 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On addition of potassium cyanide a transitory red color appeared which reappeared on shaking with air.
A portion was gently warmed with a few drops of a strong solution of potassium cyanide and two drops of sodium hydroxide.
To cleanse articles of silver, gold, bronze and brass use a saturated solution of cyanide of potassium.
As cyanide of potassium is a deadly poison, care must be taken not to have it touch any sore spot on the flesh.
Mercuric cyanide, as we have seen (p. 115), is exceptional in its exceedingly small capacity for ionization.