[ plat-n-oh-sahy-uh-nahyd, -nid ]

  1. a salt of platinocyanic acid.

Origin of platinocyanide


Words Nearby platinocyanide Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use platinocyanide in a sentence

  • A piece of barium platinocyanide paper lay on the bench there.

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

  • With mercurous nitrate, the platinocyanide of potassium forms a thick smalt blue, and the platinidcyanide a dark blue precipitate.

    Field's Chromatography | George Field
  • Then I found the shelf on the side next the tube, and then the sheet of paper prepared with barium platinocyanide.

British Dictionary definitions for platinocyanide


/ (ˌplætɪnəʊˈsaɪəˌnaɪd, -nɪd) /

  1. any salt containing the divalent complex cation [Pt(CN) 4 ] 2–

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