fulminuric acid


ful·​min·​uric acid
: a white crystalline explosive acid NCCH(NO2)CONH2 structurally related to nitromethane and obtainable in the form of salts by boiling mercury fulminate with potassium chloride solution

Word History


fulminuric International Scientific Vocabulary fulmin- (as in fulminic) + uric

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“Fulminuric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulminuric%20acid. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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