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isocyanic acid

[ahy-soh-sahy-an-ik, ahy-soh-] /ˈaɪ soʊ saɪˈæn ɪk, ˌaɪ soʊ-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
an unstable acid, CHNO, tautomeric with cyanic acid, known only in the form of its salts.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; iso- + cyanic acid
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isocyanic acid

/ˌaɪsəʊsaɪˈænɪk/
noun
1.
a hypothetical acid known only in the form of its compounds. Formula: HNCO
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