[pruhsh-ee-eyt, -it, pruhs-]
- a ferricyanide or ferrocyanide.
- a salt of prussic acid; a cyanide.
Origin of prussiate
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Examples from the Web for prussiate
The goods, previously polished and finished, are heated to a bright-red, and rubbed or sprinkled over with prussiate of potash.
As soon as the prussiate appears to be decomposed and dissipated the articles are plunged into cold water.
Might you not have used potassium cyanide or prussiate of potash?The Darrow Enigma
Melvin L. Severy
A prussiate of iron is obtainable of a violet hue, affording good shadow tints and clear pale washes.Field's Chromatography
I have a peculiar kind of steel which I cannot harden by fire and water, neither will it caseharden by prussiate of potash.
- any cyanide, ferrocyanide, or ferricyanide
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