isocyanic-acid

isocyanic acid

[ahy-soh-sahy-an-ik, ahy-soh-]
noun Chemistry.
an unstable acid, CHNO, tautomeric with cyanic acid, known only in the form of its salts.

Origin:
1890–95; iso- + cyanic acid

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isocyanic acid (ˌaɪsəʊsaɪˈænɪk)
 
n
a hypothetical acid known only in the form of its compounds. Formula: HNCO

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