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thiocyanates

thiocyanates is a plural form of thiocyanate

thiocyanate

Definition:

a salt of thiocyanic acid; formed when alkaline cyanides are fused with sulfur

Class:

substance noun (substance and materials)

Plural:

thiocyanates

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

International Scientific Vocabulary
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Thiocyanate | rhodanide | sulphocyanate [synonym] | thiocyanide [synonym] | cyanosulfanide [IUPAC name] | SCN- [chemical formula]

the anion -. It's the conjugate base of thiocyanic acid. Common derivatives include the colourless salts potassium thiocyanate and sodium thiocyanate. Organic compounds containing the functional group SCN are also called thiocyanates... (32 of 1070 words, 5 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Thiocyanate

Collins Dictionary:

thiocyanate

any salt or ester of thiocyanic acid (7 of 228 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/thiocyanate

Merriam-Webster:

thiocyanate

a compound that consists of the chemical group SCN bonded by the sulfur atom to a group or an atom other than a hydrogen atom (25 of 40 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/thiocyanate

Oxford Dictionary:

thiocyanate

Syllabification: (thi·o·cy·a·nate) | [chemistry] | a salt containing the anion SCN_. (9 of 28 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/thiocyanate

thiocyanate [chemistry]

a salt containing the anion SCN- (6 of 25 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/thiocyanate

Random House Dictionary:

thiocyanate [chemistry] | thiocyanide

a salt or ester of thiocyanic acid, as sodium thiocyanate, NaSCN. (11 of 20 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/thiocyanate

New World Dictionary:

thiocyanate

a salt of thiocyanic acid containing the monovalent, negative radical SCN | an uncharged ester of this acid (17 of 20 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/thiocyanate

Wiktionary:

thiocyanate [chemistry] | thiocyanates [plural]

any salt or ester of thiocyanic acid; or the -SCN radical or the SCN-1 anion (15 of 17 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/thiocyanate

American Heritage Dictionary:

thiocyanate

A salt or ester of thiocyanic acid. (7 of 10 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/thiocyanate

Britannica Encyclopedia:

salt [NaCl] | sodium chloride

salt mineral substance of great importance. The mineral form halite, or rock salt, is sometimes called common salt to distinguish it from a class of ... (25 of 1212 words, 9 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/519712​/salt-Na​Cl

salt [acid-base reactions]

in chemistry, substance produced by the reaction of an acid with a base. A salt consists of the positive ion of a base and the negative ion of an ... (29 of 85 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/519691​/salt

Macmillan British Dictionary:

salt | salts [plural] | the salt of the earth | take something with a pinch of salt | worth your salt

[uncountable] a white substance that is often added to food before or after ... | [countable, chemistry] a chemical substance formed from an acid | ... (23 of 142 words, 6 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/salt

salt [transitive, verb] | salted [past tense] | salting [present participle] | salts [3rd-person singular present]

to add salt to food | to put salt on a road or path to stop ice forming (17 of 47 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/salt 9

Cambridge Dictionary:

salt [entry 1]

a common white substance found in sea water and in the ground, which is used especially to add flavour to food or to preserve it (25 of 51 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salt 1

salt [entry 2, specialized]

a chemical substance which is a combination of a metal or a base with an acid (16 of 32 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salt 2

salt [entry 3]

containing or preserved in salt (5 of 13 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salt 3

salt [entry 4]

to add salt to or put salt on something (9 of 30 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salt 4

Columbia Encyclopedia:

salt

chemical compound (other than water) formed by a chemical reaction between an acid and a base (see acids and bases). (20 of 22 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0843270​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

thiocyanate | thiocyanates [plural]

a salt or ester of thiocyanic acid (7 of 24 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861719738​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Merriam-Webster:

thiocyanate

First use: 1877

Origin: International Scientific Vocabulary

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/thiocyanate

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

thiocyanate

Audio: British English pronunciation of "thiocyanate"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/thiocyanate

the Free Dictionary:

thiocyanate

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "thiocyanate"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "thiocyanate" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/thiocyanate

Google Dictionary:

thiocyanate | thiocyanates [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "thiocyanate"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=thiocyanate

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

thiocyanate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "thiocyanate"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=thiocy​01 word=thiocyanate

YourDictionary Audio:

thiocyanate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "thiocyanate" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/thiocyanate

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