Isocyanic
Isocyanic I`so*cy*an"ic, a. [Iso- + cyanic.] (Chem.) Designating an acid isomeric with cyanic acid. [1913 Webster]

{Isocyanic acid}, an acid metameric with cyanic acid, and resembling it in its salts. It is obtained as a colorless, mobile, unstable liquid by the heating cyanuric acid. Called technically {carbimide}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Isocyanic acid — Isocyanic I so*cy*an ic, a. [Iso + cyanic.] (Chem.) Designating an acid isomeric with cyanic acid. [1913 Webster] {Isocyanic acid}, an acid metameric with cyanic acid, and resembling it in its salts. It is obtained as a colorless, mobile,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • carbimide — Isocyanic I so*cy*an ic, a. [Iso + cyanic.] (Chem.) Designating an acid isomeric with cyanic acid. [1913 Webster] {Isocyanic acid}, an acid metameric with cyanic acid, and resembling it in its salts. It is obtained as a colorless, mobile,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyanate — Not to be confused with fulminate. Space filling model of the cyanate anion. The cyanate ion is an anion with the chemical formula written as [OCN]− or [NCO]−. In aqueous solution it acts as a base, forming isocyanic acid, HNCO. The cyanate ion… …   Wikipedia

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