Definition of Cyanate

1. n. A salt of cyanic acid.



Definition of Cyanate

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of cyanic acid ¹

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Definition of Cyanate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cyanate

1. The radical -O-C≡N or ion (CNO)-. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyanate

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cyanate (current term)
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cyanic acid
cyanic acids
cyanid

Literary usage of Cyanate

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1853)
"a retort is converted into cyanate. (Berzelius.) — 3. Alcohol added to a concentrated aqueous mixture of cyanate of potash and acetate of baryta, ..."

2. The North American Medical and Surgical Journal (1829)
"Thus if we consider that the cyanate of ammonia, following the analogy of the ... Having formed this cyanate and studied its properties, he found them to ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"The filtered liquid exhibits the reactions of a cyanate, but when heated or left to evaporate spontaneously, it is converted into urea. Basic salt. ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"This is of course equivalent to the cyanate, unless the original solution contained ... 392), for the analysis of commercial cyanide solutions, the cyanate ..."

5. Chemistry by William Thomas Brande, Alfred Swaine Taylor (1863)
"The formation of the cyanate may be prevented by adding to the mixture before fusion an eighth of its weight of powdered charcoal ; the fused mass may then ..."

6. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"This compound, which is isomeric with potassic cyanate, is formed by the action of ... Melms finds that when the ordinary potassic cyanate is heated with ..."

7. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1896)
"The determination of cyanate, when existing in the form of pure potassium ... The precipitate of argentic cyanate is filtered off and washed slightly. ..."

8. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"Allyl Cyanide, Iso-thio-cyanate, etc.—From allyl chloride or the iodide there may be prepared by the customary reactions allyl cyanide and other of the ..."

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