Platinocyanide Plat`i*no*cy"a*nide, n. (Chem.) A double cyanide of platinum and some other metal or radical; a salt of platinocyanic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • Platinocyanide — A platinocyanide is a salt containing the anion Pt(CN)42 . Barium platinocyanide, BaPt(CN)4, was important in the discovery of X rays, and in the development of the fluoroscope. One platinocyanide salt with interesting conductive properties is… …   Wikipedia

  • platinocyanide — “+ noun Etymology: platin + cyanide : a fluorescent complex salt (as barium platinocyanide Ba[Pt(CN)4].4H2O) formed by the union of platinous cyanide with another cyanide; tetra cyano platinate (II) called also cyanoplatinite * * * /plat n oh suy …   Useful english dictionary

  • platinocyanide — noun Date: 1845 a fluorescent complex salt formed by the union of a compound of platinum and cyanide with another cyanide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • platinocyanide — /plat n oh suy euh nuyd , nid/, n. Chem. a salt of platinocyanic acid. Also called cyanoplatinite. [1835 45; PLATINOCYAN(IC ACID) + IDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • platinocyanide — noun Any of several salts containing the anion Pt(CN) …   Wiktionary

  • platinocyanide — plat·i·no·cyanide …   English syllables

  • platinocyanide — /ˌplætənoʊˈsaɪənaɪd/ (say .platuhnoh suyuhnuyd) noun a salt of platinocyanic acid …   Australian English dictionary

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