ferrocyanide
noun Date: circa 1826 1. the tetravalent anion Fe(CN)64- 2. a compound containing the ferrocyanide anion; especially the salt K4Fe(CN)6 used in making blue pigments (as Prussian blue)

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  • Ferrocyanide — is the name of the anion Fe(CN)64−. In aqueous solutions, this coordination complex is relatively unreactive. It is usually available as the potassium salt potassium ferrocyanide, which has the formula K4Fe(CN)6. Coordination chemistry [Fe(CN)6]… …   Wikipedia

  • Ferrocyanide — Fer ro*cy a*nide (? or ?; 104), n. [Ferro + cyanide.] (Chem.) One of a series of complex double cyanides of ferrous iron and some other base. [1913 Webster] {Potassium ferrocyanide} (Chem.), yellow prussiate of potash; a tough, yellow,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ferrocyanide — [fer΄ōsī′ə nīd΄, fer΄ō sī′ənid΄] n. a salt of ferrocyanic acid, H4Fe(CN) 6, containing the tetravalent negative radical Fe(CN) 6, in which the iron is divalent …   English World dictionary

  • ferrocyanide — /fer oh suy euh nuyd , nid/, n. Chem. a salt of ferrocyanic acid, as potassium ferrocyanide, K4Fe(CN)6. [1835 45; FERRO + CYANIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ferrocyanide — A compound containing the anion Fe(CN)64− . * * * fer·ro·cy·a·nide .fer ō sī ə .nīd n 1) the tetravalent anion Fe(CN)64 2) a compound containing the ferrocyanide anion esp the salt K4Fe(CN)6 used in making blue pigments (as Prussian blue) …   Medical dictionary

  • ferrocyanide — fer•ro•cy•a•nide [[t]ˌfɛr oʊˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd, nɪd[/t]] n. chem. a salt of ferrocyanic acid, as potassium ferrocyanide, K4Fe(CN)6 • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • ferrocyanide — noun salt of ferrocyanic acid usually obtained by a reaction of a cyanide with iron sulphate • Hypernyms: ↑salt • Hyponyms: ↑potassium ferrocyanide, ↑yellow prussiate of potash …   Useful english dictionary

  • ferrocyanide — noun a) any of various salts containing the tetravalent anion Fe(CN); used in making blue pigments b) a complex ion in which a central ferrous iron atom is surrounded by six cyanide ions …   Wiktionary

  • Ferrocyanide — Ферроцианид …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • ferrocyanide — n. (Chem.) Ferroprussiate, ferrocyanate …   New dictionary of synonyms

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