isocyanate

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noun iso·cy·a·nate \ˌī-sō-ˈsī-ə-ˌnāt, -nət\

Definition of isocyanate

  1. :  an ester of isomeric cyanic acid used especially in plastics and adhesives

Origin and Etymology of isocyanate

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1872


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