an unstable, poisonous, liquid acid, HOCN, isomeric with fulminic acid.
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Origin of cyanic acid
First recorded in 1825–35
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A poisonous, unstable, and highly volatile organic acid used to prepare cyanates. Chemical formula: HOCN.
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