• Definition for "fulminic acid"
    • An unstable acid, HONC, that types highly volatile…
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fulminic acid definition

  • noun:
    • An unstable acid, HONC, that types highly volatile salts.
    • Iso-cyanic acid, HCNO, an unstable compound which forms volatile salts
    • (CNOH) an unstable acid happening mainly by means of explosive salts and esters that's isomeric with cyanic acid
    • An unstable acid, HONC, that forms very explosive salts.
    • Iso-cyanic acid, HCNO, an unstable mixture which forms explosive salts
    • (CNOH) an unstable acid occurring mainly in the form of volatile salts and esters that's isomeric with cyanic acid
  • adjective:
    • a complex acid, H2C2N2O2, isomeric with cyanic and cyanuric acids, and never understood within the no-cost condition, but forming a big course of highly explosive salts, the fulminates. Among these, mercuric fulminate, the most typical, is used, mixed with niter, to fill percussion hats, charge cartridges, etc. Fulminic acid is made because of the activity of nitric acid on alcoholic beverages.
    • a complex acid, H2C2N2O2, isomeric with cyanic and cyanuric acids, and never understood when you look at the no-cost condition, but developing a large class of extremely explosive salts, the fulminates. Of those, mercuric fulminate, the most frequent, is used, mixed with niter, to fill percussion limits, cost cartridges, etc. Fulminic acid is created by the action of nitric acid on alcohol.
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