cyanuric acid


noun

a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C3H3O3N3⋅2H2O, used chiefly in organic synthesis.

Nearby words

  1. cyanotic,
  2. cyanotic induration,
  3. cyanotype,
  4. cyanurate,
  5. cyanuric,
  6. cyathiform,
  7. cyathium,
  8. cyathus,
  9. cybebe,
  10. cybele

Origin of cyanuric acid

First recorded in 1875–80

Also called tricyanic acid.

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