Definition of Isocyanate

1. Noun. A salt or ester of isocyanic acid.

Generic synonyms: Salt



Definition of Isocyanate

1. Noun. (chemistry) the univalent radical -N=C=O (tautomeric with cyanate), and any of its hydrocarbyl derivatives R-N=C=O ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Isocyanate

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Isocyanate

1. The radical -N==C==O from isocyanic acid. (05 Mar 2000)

Isocyanate Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isocyanate

isocosts
isocoumarin
isocoumarins
isocracies
isocracy
isocratic
isocratic flow
isocratically
isocrymal
isocryme
isocrymes
isocrystalline
isocubanite
isocurvature
isocurves
isocyanate (current term)
isocyanates
isocyanic
isocyanic acid
isocyanide
isocyanides
isocyanoacetate
isocyanoacetates
isocyanurate
isocyanurates
isocyanuric
isocyanuric acid
isocyclic
isocyclic compound
isocytolysin

Literary usage of Isocyanate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"Melms finds that when the ordinary potassic cyanate is heated with cyanic iodide, the former is entirely converted into the isocyanate, although the iodide ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Formation of the iridium isocyanate complex 5 was indicated by the development of intense bands at 1600, 1680, and 1730 cm-1. A weaker band at 1780 cm"1 is ..."

3. Fownes Manual of Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical: A New American from by George Fownes (1885)
"isocyanate. The normal cyanate, formed by passing gaseous cyanogen chloride (p. 572) into cold aqueous potash, crystallizes in long needles, ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1898)
"37) I described the behaviour of diphenylene di-isocyanate towards ammonia and aniline. I have since submitted the same cyanate to the ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"Melms finds that when the ordinary potassic cyanate is heated with cyanic iodide, the former is entirely converted into the isocyanate, although the iodide ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Formation of the iridium isocyanate complex 5 was indicated by the development of intense bands at 1600, 1680, and 1730 cm-1. A weaker band at 1780 cm"1 is ..."

7. Fownes Manual of Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical: A New American from by George Fownes (1885)
"isocyanate. The normal cyanate, formed by passing gaseous cyanogen chloride (p. 572) into cold aqueous potash, crystallizes in long needles, ..."

8. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1898)
"37) I described the behaviour of diphenylene di-isocyanate towards ammonia and aniline. I have since submitted the same cyanate to the ..."

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