cyanic acid

cyanic acid

noun Chemistry.
an unstable, poisonous, liquid acid, HOCN, isomeric with fulminic acid.

Origin:
1825–35

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cyanic acid (saɪˈænɪk)
 
n
isocyanic acid Compare fulminic acid a colourless poisonous volatile liquid acid that hydrolyses readily to ammonia and carbon dioxide. Formula: HOCN

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cyanic acid   (sī-ān'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
A poisonous, unstable, and highly volatile organic acid used to prepare cyanates. Chemical formula: HOCN.
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