Cyanate Cy"a*nate (s?"?-n?t), n. [Cf. F. cuanate. See {Cyanic}.] (Chem.) A salt of cyanic acid. [1913 Webster]

{Ammonium cyanate} (Chem.), a remarkable white crystalline substance, {NH4.O.CN}, which passes, on standing, to the organic compound, urea, {CO.(NH2)2}. [1913 Webster]

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  • CONH22 — Urea U re*a, a. [NL. See {Urine}.] (Physiol. Chem.) A very soluble crystalline body which is the chief constituent of the urine in mammals and some other animals. It is also present in small quantity in blood, serous fluids, lymph, the liver, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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