Ferricyanic acid
Ferricyanic Fer`ri*cy*an"ic, a. [Ferri- + cyanic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a ferricyanide. [1913 Webster]

{Ferricyanic acid} (Chem.), a brown crystalline substance, {H6(CN)12Fe2}, obtained from potassium ferricyanide, and regarded as the type of the ferricyanides; -- called also {hydro-ferricyanic acid}, {hydrogen ferricyanide}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • ferricyanic acid — [fer΄ī sī an′ik, fer΄isī an′ik] n. [ FERRI + CYANIC] a brown, crystalline, unstable acid, H3Fe(CN) 6 …   English World dictionary

  • ferricyanic acid — noun a brown unstable acid formed from ferricyanide • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * |feˌrī, |ferē+... noun Etymology: ferri + cyanic : a brown crystalline unstable acid H3Fe(CN)6 obtained by treating ferricyanides with strong acids * * * /fer uy suy an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ferricyanic acid — /fer uy suy an ik, fer ee /, Chem. a brown, crystalline, unstable, water soluble solid, H3Fe(CN)6, obtained by the interaction of a ferricyanide and an acid. [1850 55; FERRI + CYANIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydro-ferricyanic acid — Ferricyanic Fer ri*cy*an ic, a. [Ferri + cyanic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a ferricyanide. [1913 Webster] {Ferricyanic acid} (Chem.), a brown crystalline substance, {H6(CN)12Fe2}, obtained from potassium ferricyanide, and regarded… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ferricyanic — Fer ri*cy*an ic, a. [Ferri + cyanic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a ferricyanide. [1913 Webster] {Ferricyanic acid} (Chem.), a brown crystalline substance, {H6(CN)12Fe2}, obtained from potassium ferricyanide, and regarded as the type… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • H6CN12Fe2 — Ferricyanic Fer ri*cy*an ic, a. [Ferri + cyanic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a ferricyanide. [1913 Webster] {Ferricyanic acid} (Chem.), a brown crystalline substance, {H6(CN)12Fe2}, obtained from potassium ferricyanide, and regarded… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrogen ferricyanide — Ferricyanic Fer ri*cy*an ic, a. [Ferri + cyanic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a ferricyanide. [1913 Webster] {Ferricyanic acid} (Chem.), a brown crystalline substance, {H6(CN)12Fe2}, obtained from potassium ferricyanide, and regarded… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ferricyanate — Fer ri*cy a*nate, n. [Ferri + cyanate.] (Chem.) A salt of ferricyanic acid; a ferricyanide. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ferricyanide — /fer uy suy euh nuyd , fer ee /, n. Chem. a salt of ferricyanic acid, as potassium ferricyanide, K3Fe(CN)6. [1865 70; FERRI + CYANIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ferricyanide — fer•ri•cy•a•nide [[t]ˌfɛr aɪˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd, ˌfɛr i [/t]] n. chem. a salt of ferricyanic acid, as potassium ferricyanide, K3Fe(CN)6 • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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