Ammonium cyanate


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(Chem.) a remarkable white crystalline substance, NH4.O.CN, which passes, on standing, to the organic compound, urea, CO.(NH2)2.

See also: Cyanate

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One day in 1828, he heated up some ammonium cyanate expecting to liberate some cyanide.
Why did the original ammonium cyanate and the final urea weight the same?