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- noun A poisonous, unstable, highly volatile organic acid, HOCN, used to prepare cyanates.
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- noun chemistry An
unstable, highly volatile, poisonousacid, HOCN, used to preapre cyanates; hydrolyzesin water to give ammoniaand carbon dioxide
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- noun a colorless poisonous volatile liquid acid that hydrolyzes readily to ammonia and carbon dioxide
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