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isocyanate

Line breaks: iso|cyan¦ate
Pronunciation: /ʌɪsə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪəneɪt
 
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Definition of isocyanate in English:

noun

Chemistry
A salt or ester of isocyanic acid.
Example sentences
  • What's more, these transparent materials, based on aliphatic isocyanates and polyesters, can be pigmented with any color.
  • The researchers included an appended isocyanate group so that the precipiton would react with amines.
  • The paint is based on a toxic substance called isocyanates which gives off hazardous fumes.

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