Definition of Cyanic

1. a. Pertaining to, or containing, cyanogen.

Definition of Cyanic

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Of cyanogen or its derivatives. ¹

2. Adjective. Azure blue. ¹

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Definition of Cyanic

1. blue or bluish [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyanic

cyanate permease
cyanic (current term)
cyanic acid
cyanic acids
cyanide-nitroprusside test
cyanide dihydratase
cyanide group
cyanide hydratase
cyanide methemoglobin
cyanide poisoning
cyanide process

Literary usage of Cyanic

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1. The Elements of Experimental Chemistry by William Henry (1831)
"By a sufficient quantity of chlorine, the whole of the sulphur is converted into sulphuric acid, and hydro-cyanic acid is disengaged. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Further, he explained, flowers of the yellow (xanthic) series could pass into red or white but never into blue, and those of the blue (cyanic) series could ..."

3. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1836)
"Of cyanic, Cyanuric, and Fulminic Acids. An atom of cyanogen, combined with an atom of oxygen, forms cyanic acid, which may be obtained in union with potash ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"cyanic IODIDE or Iodide of Cyanogen, СШ or Cyl=i53, crystallizes in long colourless needles, which are readily volatile. It may be prepared by gently ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1833)
"cyanic ACID. The compound described under this title in the last edition of these Elements, has been shown by Wohler and Liebig to consist essentially of ..."

6. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1853)
"Whilst one portion of the cyanic acid is thus converted into bicarbonate of ammonia, another portion takes up the ammonia, driving out the carbonic acid ..."

7. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1873)
"cyanic acid is formed as a potassium-salt, in conjunction with potassium ... cyanic ACID, CNHO, is procured by heating to dull redness in a hard glass ..."

8. Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1855)
"cyanic acid is, the true oxide of cyanogen ; it is formed in conjunction with cyanide of potassium, when cyanogen gas is transmitted over heated hydrate or ..."

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