ferrocyanic acid

[ fer-oh-sahy-an-ik, fer- ]

nounChemistry.
  1. a white, crystalline, unstable, water-soluble solid, H4Fe(CN)6, obtained by the interaction of a ferrocyanide and an acid.

Origin of ferrocyanic acid

1
First recorded in 1810–20; ferro- + cyanic

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British Dictionary definitions for ferrocyanic acid

ferrocyanic acid

/ (ˌfɛrəʊsaɪˈænɪk) /


noun
  1. a white volatile unstable solid tetrabasic acid, usually known in the form of ferrocyanide salts. Formula: H 4 Fe(CN) 6

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