<chemistry> Designating an acid isomeric with cyanic acid. Isocyanic acid, an acid metameric with cyanic acid, and resembling it in its salts. It is obtained as a colourless, mobile, unstable liquid by the heating cyanuric acid. Called technically carbimide.

Origin: Iso- + cyanic.

(01 Mar 1998)

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