Ferrocyanide definition

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The complex ion Fe(CN)64− , used in making blue pigments, blueprint paper, and ferricyanide.
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A salt of H4Fe(CN)6, containing the tetravalent negative radical Fe(CN)6, in which the iron is divalent.
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(chemistry) Any of various salts containing the tetravalent anion Fe(CN)64-; used in making blue pigments.
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(chemistry) A complex ion in which a central ferrous iron atom is surrounded by six cyanide ions.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ferrocyanide
Plural:
ferrocyanides

Origin of ferrocyanide

  • ferro- +‎ cyanide

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