[sahy-uh-neyt, -nit]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of cyanic acid.

1835–45; cyan(ic acid) + -ate2 Unabridged
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cyanate (ˈsaɪəˌneɪt)
any salt or ester of cyanic acid, containing the ion --OCN or the group --OCN

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cyanate   (sī'ə-nāt', -nət)  Pronunciation Key 
A salt or ester of cyanic acid, containing the group OCN.
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Example sentences
The cyanate ester reacts first to form the six-membered triazine ring.
We have synthesized several new cyanate ester functionalized polystyrene polymers and copolymers.
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