cyanuric acid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cyanuric acid a trimer of cyanic acid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cyanuric acid (Chem) an organic acid, C3O3N3H3, first obtained by heating uric acid or urea, and called pyrouric acid; afterwards obtained from isocyanic acid. It is a white crystalline substance, odorless and almost tasteless; -- called also tricarbimide.
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Usage

In literature:

In cyanuric acid, hydrated cyanic acid, and cyamelide, we have three such isomeric compounds.
"Familiar Letters of Chemistry" by Justus Liebig
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