Definition of Thiocyanic acid

1. Noun. An unstable acid that can be obtained by distilling a thiocyanate salt.

Generic synonyms: Acid



Definition of Thiocyanic acid

1. Noun. (chemistry) a poisonous unstable liquid, HSCN; its salts and esters, the thiocyanates have a variety of uses ¹

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Medical Definition of Thiocyanic acid

1. HS-CN;hydrogen thiocyanate. Synonym: rhodanic acid, sulfocyanic acid. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thiocyanic Acid

thiocarlide
thiocholine
thiochrome
thiochrome method
thiochromone
thiocine
thiocines
thioclastic cleavage
thiocresol
thiocresols
thioctic acid
thiocyanate
thiocyanate hydrolase
thiocyanates
thiocyanic
thiocyanic acid (current term)
thiocyanic acids
thiocyanogen
thiocyanogen number
thiocyanogen value
thiodepsipeptide
thiodiglycol
thiodiglycols
thiodiphenylamine
thioester
thioesterase
thioesterases
thioesterification
thioesters
thioethanolamine acetyltransferase

Literary usage of Thiocyanic acid

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1. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1921)
"... thiocyanic acid is found in small amounts, in the form of its sodium salt, in saliva and urine. The free acid is a colorless, unstable liquid, ..."

2. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by August Bernthsen (1891)
"The free thiocyanic acid, CNSH, is a pale yellow liquid with a pungent odour resembling that of glacial acetic acid, miscible with water, and boiling at ..."

3. Qualitative Chemical Analysis: A Guide in Qualitative Work with Data for by Albert Benjamin Prescott, Otis Coe Johnson (1916)
"Absolute thiocyanic acid ... and heat applied: while in dilute cold solution, the most of the thiocyanic acid remains undecomposed, giving the acetous odor. ..."

4. Qualitative Chemical Analysis: A Guide in Qualitative Work, with Data for by Albert Benjamin Prescott, Otis Coe Johnson (1901)
"Absolute thiocyanic acid ... while in dilute cold solution, the most of the thiocyanic acid remains undecomposed, giving the acetous odor. The thiocyanates. ..."

5. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"Cyanogen Sulphide, (NC)^S, may be regarded as a kind of anhydride of thiocyanic acid, and is obtained from silver thiocyanate and cyanogen iodide. ..."

6. A Systematic Handbook of Volumetric Analysis: Or, The Quantitative by Francis Sutton (1882)
"... (THIOCYANIC) ACID. Introduction. ยง 3D. Tins process has been devised by Volhard and is fully described by the author (Liebig-s Ann. d. Chem. cxc. p. ..."

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