cyanic acid


cy·​an·​ic acid sī-ˈa-nik- How to pronounce cyanic acid (audio)
: a strong acid HOCN used to prepare cyanates

Examples of cyanic acid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The process of grinding and drying seems to have leached out the cyanic acid. Star Tribune, 29 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cyanic acid was in 1825

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“Cyanic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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