cyanic acid

noun
cy·​an·​ic acid | \ sī-ˈa-nik- How to pronounce cyanic acid (audio) \

Definition of cyanic acid

: a strong acid HOCN used to prepare cyanates

First Known Use of cyanic acid

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Cyanic acid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyanic. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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