Definitions for "Nitrile"
(r) a common hydrocarbon elastomer.
A type of rubber like material that is okay for use with petroleum products.
Also called "Buna-N." Nitrile is a low grade rubber common in older vehicles' fuel systems and is not as ideal for use with biodiesel as the higher grade synthetics. For this reason, it is recommended that nitrile and natural rubber fuel system components be replaced with more suitable fluoropolymers.
Keywords:  cyanide, cyano, compound, xcn, radical
Any one of a series of compounds bearing the cyanide radical (-CN); particularly, one of those cyanides of alcohol radicals which, by boiling with acids or alkalies, produce a carboxyl acid, with the elimination of the nitrogen as ammonia.
a class of organic compounds characterized by the presence of the −CN functional group.
any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN