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ferrocyanide

Definition:

salt of ferrocyanic acid usually obtained by a reaction of a cyanide with iron sulfate

Class:

substance noun (substance and materials)

Plural:

ferrocyanides

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Ferrocyanide

the name of the anion Fe(CN)64-. In aqueous solutions, this coordination complex is relatively unreactive. It's usually available as the salt potassium ferrocyanide, which has the formula K4Fe(CN)6... (28 of 372 words)

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Collins Dictionary:

ferrocyanide | ferroprussiate [chemistry, synonym]

any salt of ferrocyanic acid, such as potassium ferrocyanide, K4Fe(CN)6 (10 of 293 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

ferrocyanide | K4Fe(CN)6 [chemical formula, sense-specific]

the tetravalent anion Fe(CN)64- | a compound containing the ferrocyanide anion ; especially, the salt .. used in making blue ... (19 of 37 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

ferrocyanide | ferrocyanides [plural]

[chemistry] any of various salts containing the tetravalent anion Fe(CN)64-; used in making blue pigments | [chemistry] a complex ion in which a central ferrous iron atom is surrounded by six cyanide ions (32 of 33 words, 2 definitions)

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Oxford Dictionary:

ferrocyanide

Syllabification: (fer·ro·cy·a·nide) | [chemistry] | a salt containing the anion Fe(CN)64_. (9 of 28 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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ferrocyanide [chemistry]

a salt containing the anion Fe(CN)64- (6 of 25 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

ferrocyanide

a salt of ferrocyanic acid, HFe(CN), containing the tetravalent negative radical Fe(CN), in which the iron is divalent (18 of 22 words, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

ferrocyanide

A salt containing the negative tetravalent radical Fe(CN)6, used in making blue pigments, blueprint paper, and ferricyanide. (17 of 20 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

ferrocyanide [chemistry] | K4Fe(CN)6 [chemical formula]

a salt of ferrocyanic acid, as potassium ferrocyanide. (8 of 16 words, pronunciation)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

salt [NaCl] | sodium chloride

salt mineral substance of great importance. The mineral form halite, or rock salt, is sometimes called common salt to distinguish it from a class of ... (25 of 1212 words, 9 images)

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salt [acid-base reactions]

in chemistry, substance produced by the reaction of an acid with a base. A salt consists of the positive ion of a base and the negative ion of an ... (29 of 85 words, 1 image)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

salt | salts [plural] | the salt of the earth | take something with a pinch of salt | worth your salt

[uncountable] a white substance that is often added to food before or after ... | [countable, chemistry] a chemical substance formed from an acid | ... (23 of 142 words, 6 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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salt [transitive, verb] | salted [past tense] | salting [present participle] | salts [3rd-person singular present]

to add salt to food | to put salt on a road or path to stop ice forming (17 of 47 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

salt [entry 1]

a common white substance found in sea water and in the ground, which is used especially to add flavour to food or to preserve it (25 of 51 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salt 1

salt [entry 2, specialized]

a chemical substance which is a combination of a metal or a base with an acid (16 of 32 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salt 2

salt [entry 3]

containing or preserved in salt (5 of 13 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salt 3

salt [entry 4]

to add salt to or put salt on something (9 of 30 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/salt 4

Columbia Encyclopedia:

salt

chemical compound (other than water) formed by a chemical reaction between an acid and a base (see acids and bases). (20 of 22 words)

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Encarta Dictionary:

ferrocyanide

any salt containing iron and six cyanide groups. Use: in blue pigments. (12 of 27 words, pronunciation)

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Collins Dictionary:

ferrocyanide

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the Free Dictionary:

ferrocyanide

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Google Dictionary:

ferrocyanide | ferrocyanides [plural]

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

ferrocyanide

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