ferrocyanide(redirected from Hexacyanoferrate)
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The complex ion Fe(CN)64-, used in making blue pigments, blueprint paper, and ferricyanide.
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(Chemistry) any salt of ferrocyanic acid, such as potassium ferrocyanide, K4Fe(CN)6
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fer•ro•cy•a•nide(ˌfɛr oʊˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd, -nɪd)
a salt of ferrocyanic acid, as potassium ferrocyanide, K4Fe(CN)6.
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|Noun||1.||ferrocyanide - salt of ferrocyanic acid usually obtained by a reaction of a cyanide with iron sulphate|
potassium ferrocyanide, yellow prussiate of potash - a cyanide compound that is prepared by the reaction of potassium cyanide with ferrous salts; commonly used by gardeners
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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