Definition of adiponitrile in English:

adiponitrile

noun

Chemistry
  • An organic liquid nitrile derived from adipic acid, used primarily in the manufacture of nylon.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From adipo- + nitrile.

Pronunciation:

adiponitrile

/ˌadɪpə(ʊ)ˈnʌɪtrʌɪl/