Ferrocyanic
Ferrocyanic Fer`ro*cy*an"ic, a. [Ferro- + cyanic: cf. F. ferrocyanique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, a ferrocyanide. [1913 Webster]

{ferrocyanic acid} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, {H4(CN)6Fe}, of strong acid properties, obtained from potassium ferrocyanide, and regarded as the type of the ferrocyanides; -- called also {hydro-ferrocyanic acid}, {hydrogen ferrocyanide}. etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • ferrocyanic — fer·ro·cyanic …   English syllables

  • ferrocyanic acid — Ferrocyanic Fer ro*cy*an ic, a. [Ferro + cyanic: cf. F. ferrocyanique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, a ferrocyanide. [1913 Webster] {ferrocyanic acid} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, {H4(CN)6Fe}, of strong acid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ferrocyanic acid — noun a white unstable acid formed from ferrocyanide salts • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * “+... noun Etymology: ferrocyanic International Scientific Vocabulary ferro + cyanic : a white crystalline acid H4Fe(CN)6 obtained by treating ferrocyanides with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ferrocyanic acid — /fer oh suy an ik, fer /, Chem. a white, crystalline, unstable, water soluble solid, H4Fe(CN)6, obtained by the interaction of a ferrocyanide and an acid. [1810 20; FERRO + CYANIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydro-ferrocyanic acid — Ferrocyanic Fer ro*cy*an ic, a. [Ferro + cyanic: cf. F. ferrocyanique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, a ferrocyanide. [1913 Webster] {ferrocyanic acid} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, {H4(CN)6Fe}, of strong acid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • H4CN6Fe — Ferrocyanic Fer ro*cy*an ic, a. [Ferro + cyanic: cf. F. ferrocyanique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, a ferrocyanide. [1913 Webster] {ferrocyanic acid} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, {H4(CN)6Fe}, of strong acid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrogen ferrocyanide — Ferrocyanic Fer ro*cy*an ic, a. [Ferro + cyanic: cf. F. ferrocyanique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, a ferrocyanide. [1913 Webster] {ferrocyanic acid} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, {H4(CN)6Fe}, of strong acid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydroferrocyanic acid — “+... noun Etymology: hydroferrocyanic International Scientific Vocabulary hydr + ferrocyanic (as in ferrocyanic acid) : ferrocyanic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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