ammonium thiocyanate


Definition of ammonium thiocyanate

: a colorless crystalline salt NH4SCN made by reaction of ammonia and carbon disulfide and used chiefly in textile printing, as a rust inhibitor, and as a weed killer and defoliant

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First Known Use of ammonium thiocyanate

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Ammonium thiocyanate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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