cyanuric acid

noun
cy·​an·​uric acid | \ ˌsī-ə-ˈnu̇r-ik- How to pronounce cyanuric acid (audio) , -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of cyanuric acid

: a crystalline weak acid C3N3(OH)3 that yields cyanic acid when heated

First Known Use of cyanuric acid

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyanuric acid

cyan- + urea

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cyanuric acid

noun
cy·​an·​uric acid | \ ˌsī-ə-ˌn(y)u̇r-ik- How to pronounce cyanuric acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of cyanuric acid

: a crystalline weak acid C3H3N3O3 used especially in swimming pools to protect the available chlorine from dissipation by sunlight

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