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Examples from the Web for cyanate
Historical Examples of cyanate
By distilling a dry mixture of cyanate of potassa and sulphovinate of potassa in nearly equivalent proportions.
Caustic alkalis hydrolyse it readily to the alkaline chloride and cyanate.
Potash solution converts it into a mixture of potassium cyanide and cyanate.
British Dictionary definitions for cyanate
any salt or ester of cyanic acid, containing the ion – OCN or the group –OCN
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A salt or ester of cyanic acid, containing the group OCN.
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