Translation of prussic acid in Spanish:

prussic acid

ácido prúsico, n.

Pronunciation /ˌprəsɪk ˈæsəd//ˌprʌsɪk ˈasɪd/

noun

  • 1

    ácido prúsico masculine
    • Similarly, the contents of alkaloids, tannins, oxalates, glucosides, dicumarins, prussic acid, nitrates or other substances in several weeds used as fodder and grasslands has also increased.
    • When this compound is dissolved in water, an acidic solution of hydrogen cyanide, also known as prussic acid, is produced.
    • I can tell you that there is prussic acid naturally occurring in bitter almonds.
    • Selection of plants for cultivation would have been directed at reducing a serious disadvantage of the plant; that it contains two substances, a glucoside and an enzyme, which react together to produce poisonous prussic acid.
    • Presumably, sarin, tabun, phosgene, adamsite, prussic acid and a family of mustard gases, comprising the basis of KPA chemical weapons, are produced here.