potassium ferricyanide

noun
: a red crystalline salt K3Fe(CN)6 made by oxidizing potassium ferrocyanide with chlorine and used chiefly as a photographic bleach and in coating blueprint paper — called also red prussiate of potash

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Chem.
a bright-red, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, K3Fe(CN)6, used chiefly in the manufacture of pigments, as Prussian blue, and of paper, esp. blueprint paper. Also called red prussiate of potash.

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  • Potassium ferricyanide — 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. [1913 Webster] {Potassium ferricyanide} (Chem.), red prussiate of potash; a dark, red,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Potassium ferricyanide — Chembox new Name = Potassium ferricyanide ImageFile = Potassium ferricyanide.jpg ImageSize = 250px ImageName = Potassium ferricyanide ImageFile1 = Potassium ferricyanide sample.jpg ImageSize1 = 250px ImageName1 = Crystals of potassium… …   Wikipedia

  • potassium ferricyanide — kalio heksacianoferatas(III) statusas T sritis chemija formulė K₃[Fe(CN)₆] atitikmenys: angl. ferric potassium cyanide; potassium ferricyanide; potassium hexacyanoferrate; red potassium prussiate; red prussiate of potash rus. калия… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • potassium ferricyanide — Chem. a bright red, crystalline, water soluble, poisonous solid, K3Fe(CN)6, used chiefly in the manufacture of pigments, as Prussian blue, and of paper, esp. blueprint paper. Also called red prussiate of potash. * * * …   Universalium

  • potassium ferricyanide — deep red crystals used in Drabkin solution to test for hemoglobin …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium ferricyanide — (K3Fe(CN)6)    Bright red, lustrous crystals or powder. Used for tempering steel; etching liquid; production of pigments; electroplating and fertilizer compositions …   Forensic science glossary

  • potassium ferricyanide — /pəˌtæsiəm fɛriˈsaɪənaɪd/ (say puh.taseeuhm feree suyuhnuyd) noun a red crystalline solid, K3Fe(CN)6, used in the manufacture of pigments …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ferricyanide — is the name for the anion [Fe(CN)6] 3−. Its systematic name is hexacyanoferrate(III) ion. The most common salt of this anion is potassium ferricyanide, a red crystalline material that is used as an oxidant in organic chemistry. [Fe(CN)6] 3−… …   Wikipedia

  • 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. [1913 Webster] {Potassium ferricyanide} (Chem.), red prussiate of potash; a dark, red, crystalline salt,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Potassium ferrocyanide — chembox Name = Potassium ferrocyanide ImageFile = Potassium ferrocyanide trihydrate sample.jpg ImageSize = 250px ImageName = Potassium ferrocyanide trihydrate IUPACName = Potassium hexacyanoferrate(II) OtherNames = Tetrapotassium ferrocyanide,… …   Wikipedia


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