Sulphocyanic
Sulphocyanic Sul`pho*cy*an"ic, a. [See {Sulphur}, {Cyanic}.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or designating, a sulphacid, {HSCN}, analogous to cyanic acid, and obtained as a colorless deliquescent crystalline substance, having a bitter saline taste, and not poisonous. [1913 Webster]

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  • HSCN — Sulphocyanic Sul pho*cy*an ic, a. [See {Sulphur}, {Cyanic}.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or designating, a sulphacid, {HSCN}, analogous to cyanic acid, and obtained as a colorless deliquescent crystalline substance, having a bitter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ferric sulphocyanate — Sulphocyanate Sul pho*cy a*nate, n. (Chem.) A salt of sulphocyanic acid; also called {thiocyanate}, and formerly inaccurately {sulphocyanide}. [1913 Webster] {Ferric sulphocyanate} (Chem.), a dark red crystalline substance usually obtained in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HNCS — Isosulphocyanic I so*sul pho*cy*an ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {HNCS}, isomeric with sulphocyanic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isosulphocyanic — I so*sul pho*cy*an ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {HNCS}, isomeric with sulphocyanic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Persulphocyanic — Per*sul pho*cy*an ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a yellow crystalline substance (called also perthiocyanic acid), analogous to sulphocyanic acid, but containing more sulphur. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhodanic — Rho*dan ic, a. [Gr. ??? the rose.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid (commonly called sulphocyanic acid) which frms a red color with ferric salts. [Obsoles.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinapine — Sin a*pine, n. [L. sinapi, sinapis, mustard, Gr. ???: cf. F. sinapine.] (Chem.) An alkaloid occuring in the seeds of mustard. It is extracted, in combination with sulphocyanic acid, as a white crystalline substance, having a hot, bitter taste.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulphocyanate — Sul pho*cy a*nate, n. (Chem.) A salt of sulphocyanic acid; also called {thiocyanate}, and formerly inaccurately {sulphocyanide}. [1913 Webster] {Ferric sulphocyanate} (Chem.), a dark red crystalline substance usually obtained in a blood red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulphocyanide — Sulphocyanate Sul pho*cy a*nate, n. (Chem.) A salt of sulphocyanic acid; also called {thiocyanate}, and formerly inaccurately {sulphocyanide}. [1913 Webster] {Ferric sulphocyanate} (Chem.), a dark red crystalline substance usually obtained in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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