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  • n. thiocyanogen

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An orange-yellow substance, produced by the action of chlorine or boiling dilute nitric acid and sulphocyanate of potassium; -- called also pseudosulphocyanogen, perthiocyanogen, and formerly sulphocyanogen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A yellow amorphous powder, C3HN3S3, formed by oxidizing sulphocyanic acid with nitric acid, chlorin, or hydrogen peroxid. Also called cyanoxysulphid, perthiocyanogen, pseudosulphocyanogen, and cyanogen sulphid. Probably identical with the yellow dye canarin.


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