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, unstable liquid by the heating cyanuric acid. Called technically {carbimide}. [1913 Webster]


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