Fulminic-acid definitions

fo͝ol-mĭn'ĭk, fŭl-
An unstable acid, HCNO, that forms highly explosive salts.
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An unstable isomer of cyanic acid, known chiefly in the form of highly explosive, shock-sensitive salts used as detonators.
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(chemistry) Iso-cyanic acid, HCNO, an unstable compound which forms explosive salts.
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Origin of fulminic-acid

Latin fulmen fulmin- lightning that strikes fulminate –ic