potassium ferricyanide


noun Chemistry.

a bright-red, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, K3Fe(CN)6, used chiefly in the manufacture of pigments, as Prussian blue, and of paper, especially blueprint paper.

Nearby words

  1. potassium cobaltinitrite,
  2. potassium cyanide,
  3. potassium dichromate,
  4. potassium diphosphate,
  5. potassium feldspar,
  6. potassium ferrocyanide,
  7. potassium fluoride,
  8. potassium hydrogen tartrate,
  9. potassium hydroxide,
  10. potassium iodide

Also called red prussiate of potash.

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