cyanic acid

cyanic acid
noun Date: 1825 a strong acid HOCN used to prepare cyanates

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  • Cyanic acid — Cyanic Cy*an ic (s? ?n ?k), a. [Gr. ky anos a dark blue substance: cf. F. cyanique. Cf. {Kyanite}.] 1. Pertaining to, or containing, cyanogen. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a blue color. [1913 Webster] {Cyanic acid} (Chem.), an acid,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cyanic acid — n. a colorless, poisonous, unstable acid, N:COH, prepared by heating cyanuric acid …   English World dictionary

  • cyanic acid — cianato rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Izocianato rūgšties tautomeras. formulė HOCN atitikmenys: angl. cyanic acid rus. циановая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – vandenilio nitridooksokarbonatas (1–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cyanic acid — Chem. an unstable, poisonous, liquid acid, HOCN, isomeric with fulminic acid. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyanic acid — cyan′ic ac′id n. chem. an unstable, poisonous, liquid acid, HOCN, isomeric with fulminic acid • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • cyanic acid — noun An unstable, highly volatile, poisonous acid, HOCN, used to preapre cyanates; hydrolyzes in water to give ammonia and carbon dioxide …   Wiktionary

  • cyanic acid — n. colorless toxic and volatile acid that has a noticeable smell of almonds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cyanic acid — /saɪˌænɪk ˈæsəd/ (say suy.anik asuhd) noun a poisonous compound, HOCN, isomeric with fulminic acid, but unstable except at low temperatures …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyanic acid — n. an unstable colourless pungent acid gas. Usage: Chem. formula: HCNO. Etymology: CYANOGEN …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyanic acid — noun Chemistry a colourless, poisonous, volatile, strongly acidic liquid. [HOCN.] Origin C19: from cyanogen …   English new terms dictionary

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