ferrocyanide ferrocyanide

Definition(s):

  • (n) salt of ferrocyanic acid usually obtained by a reaction of a cyanide with iron sulphate

Usage(s):

  1. Lagana noted, however, that potassium ferrocyanide can easily be ignited by ordinary gunpowder.
  2. Upon further investigation, however, authorities learned that the chemical appeared to be potassium ferrocyanide, which is not lethal when diluted in water.
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/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /