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platinocyanide

[plat-n-oh-sahy-uh-nahyd, -nid] /ˌplæt n oʊˈsaɪ əˌnaɪd, -nɪd/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a salt of platinocyanic acid.
Also called cyanoplatinite.
Origin of platinocyanide
1835-1845
1835-45; platinocyan(ic acid) + -ide
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  • With mercurous nitrate, the platinocyanide of potassium forms a thick smalt blue, and the platinidcyanide a dark blue precipitate.

    Field's Chromatography George Field
  • Ammonium platinocyanide, cooled while stimulated by arc light, glows fully at—180; but on warming it glows like a lamp.

British Dictionary definitions for platinocyanide

platinocyanide

/ˌplætɪnəʊˈsaɪəˌnaɪd; -nɪd/
noun
1.
any salt containing the divalent complex cation [Pt(CN)4]2–
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