thiocyanogen

noun thio·cyanogen \ "+ \

Definition of thiocyanogen

1 :a univalent radical −SCN present in thiocyanic acid and other simple and complex thiocyanates
2 :an unstable liquid compound (SCN)2 that is obtained by the action of halogens on thiocyanates and that polymerizes readily (as to a red or an orange solid)

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Origin and Etymology of thiocyanogen

thi- + cyanogen


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