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ferricyanide


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ferricyanide  \Fer`ri*cy"a*nide\  (?;  104),  n.  [Ferri-  +  cyanide.] 
  (Chem.) 
  One  of  a  complex  series  of  double  cyanides  of  ferric  iron  and 
  some  other  base. 
 
  {Potassium  ferricyanide}  (Chem.),  red  prussiate  of  potash;  a 
  dark,  red,  crystalline  salt,  {K6(CN)12Fe2},  consisting  of 
  the  double  cyanide  of  potassium  and  ferric  iron.  From  it 
  is  derived  the  ferrous  ferricyanate,  Turnbull's  blue. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ferricyanide 
  n  :  salt  of  ferricyanic  acid  obtained  by  oxidation  of  a 
  ferrocynide 




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