isocyanic acid definition

  • noun:
    • The unstable compound H-N=C=O that's metameric with cyanic acid
    • an acid known only by means of its esters
  • adjective:
    • an acid metameric with cyanic acid, and resembling it in its salts. It is gotten as a colorless, cellular, volatile liquid by the heating cyanuric acid. Known as officially carbimide.

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