ferric chloride
noun Date: 1869 a deliquescent dark salt FeCl3 that readily hydrates to the yellow-orange form and that is used especially for etching, in sewage treatment, and as an astringent

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  • ferric chloride — geležies(III) chloridas statusas T sritis chemija formulė FeCl₃ atitikmenys: angl. ferric chloride; iron chloride; iron trichloride; iron(III) chloride rus. железа трихлорид; железа(III) хлорид; железо треххлористое ryšiai: sinonimas – geležies… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ferric chloride — An astringent and styptic. * * * ferric chloride n a deliquescent salt FeCl3 that is used chiefly as an oxidizing agent, as a catalyst, as an etching agent in photoengraving, as a coagulant in treating industrial wastes, and in medicine in a… …   Medical dictionary

  • ferric chloride — noun : a deliquescent salt FeCl3 that is obtained in anhydrous form (as by heating iron in chlorine) as dark crystals appearing red by transmitted light and green by reflected light, that forms several crystalline hydrates (as the yellow… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ferric chloride — Chem. a compound that in its anhydrous form, FeCl3, occurs as a black brown, water soluble solid; in its hydrated form, FeCl3·xH2O, it occurs in orange yellow, deliquescent crystals: used chiefly in engraving, for deodorizing sewage, as a mordant …   Universalium

  • Ferric chloride — Хлорное железо, FeCl3 …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • ferric chloride — fer′ric chlo′ride n. chem. a solid compound, FeCl3, used in engraving and sewage treatment, and in medicine as an astringent and styptic …   From formal English to slang

  • ferric chloride test — ferric chloride in acidic solution is added to a urine specimen; many substances are oxidized giving colored products. Positive reactions are given by melanin, acetoacetic acid, bilirubin, phenothiazines, salicylates, and the keto acids present… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ferric chloride test — The ferric chloride test is used to determine the presence or absence of phenols in a given sample. Enols give positive results as well. The bromine test is useful to confirm the result, although modern spectroscopic techniques (e.g. NMR and IR… …   Wikipedia

  • Iron(III) chloride — Iron(III) chloride …   Wikipedia

  • Iron(II) chloride — Iron(II) chloride …   Wikipedia

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