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ferricyanic acid

[ fer-ahy-sahy-an-ik, fer-ee- ]
/ ˈfɛr aɪ saɪˈæn ɪk, ˈfɛr i- /
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noun Chemistry.

a brown, crystalline, unstable, water-soluble solid, H3Fe(CN)6, obtained by the interaction of a ferricyanide and an acid.

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Origin of ferricyanic acid

First recorded in 1850–55; ferri- + cyanic
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British Dictionary definitions for ferricyanic acid

ferricyanic acid
/ (ˌfɛrɪsaɪˈænɪk) /

noun

a brown soluble unstable solid tribasic acid, usually known in the form of ferricyanide salts. Formula: H 3 Fe(CN) 6
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