Definition of Cyanuric acid

1. Noun. A trimer of cyanic acid.

Generic synonyms: Acid

Definition of Cyanuric acid

1. Noun. (chemistry) An aromatic heterocyclic organic compound, C3N3(OH)3, that decomposes on heating to form cyanic acid; it is a prebiotic compound found in stellar dust clouds. ¹

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Medical Definition of Cyanuric acid

1. 2,4,6-Trihydroxy-1,3,5-triazine;a cyclic product formed by heating urea; used industrially and as an herbicide. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyanuric Acid

cyanotoxin
cyanotoxins
cyanotrichite
cyanotrichites
cyanotype
cyanotypes
cyans
cyanthropy
cyanuramide
cyanurate
cyanurates
cyanuret
cyanurets
cyanuria
cyanuric
cyanuric acid (current term)
cyanuric acid amidohydrolase
cyathi
cyathia
cyathiform
cyathium
cyatholith
cyatholiths
cyathophylloid
cyathophylloids
cyathus
cyber
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cyber-terrorism
cyber-terrorist

Literary usage of Cyanuric acid

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"By heating urea beyond its fusing point until it has become converted into a dry greyish mass : when this residue, which consists of cyanuric acid, ..."

2. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik Holleman (1920)
"By heating with water, the bromide is converted into cyanuric acid, (CNOH)3. ... The formation of alcohol and cyanuric acid on saponification proves the ..."

3. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Determine the mass, fjg (corrected for R), of cyanuric acid found on the filter ... Calculate concentration, C, of cyanuric acid in the air volume sampled, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"cyanuric acid crystallises from water in colourless oblique ... cyanuric acid is inodorous, has a slightly acid taste, ..."

5. First Principles of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges and Schools by Benjamin Silliman (1850)
"cyanuric acid.—This acid is polymeric of the cyanic, -three equivalents of which unite to ... cyanuric acid is readily formed by the decomposition of urea, ..."

6. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1836)
"When anhydrous cyanuric acid is exposed, in a glass retort, ... This acid and cyanuric acid consist of the same elements in the same proportion, ..."

7. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1833)
"... and that his bi-chloride of cyanogen has the composition implied by its name, the origin of cyanuric acid would be referable to the mutual decomposition ..."

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