thiocyanic acid


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thiocyanic acid

(ˌθaɪəʊsaɪˈænɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an unstable acid known in the form of thiocyanate salts. Formula: HSCN

thi′o•cy•an′ic ac′id

(ˈθaɪ oʊ saɪˈæn ɪk, ˌθaɪ-)
n.
an unstable acid, HSCN, known chiefly in the form of its salts.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.thiocyanic acid - an unstable acid that can be obtained by distilling a thiocyanate salt
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt