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(Elements & Compounds) an unstable acid known in the form of thiocyanate salts. Formula: HSCN
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thi′o•cy•an′ic ac′id(ˈθaɪ oʊ saɪˈæn ɪk, ˌθaɪ-)
an unstable acid, HSCN, known chiefly in the form of its salts.
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|Noun||1.||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
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