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potassium ferrocyanide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a lemon-yellow, crystalline, water-soluble solid, K 4 Fe(CN) 6 ⋅3H 2 O, used chiefly in casehardening alloys having an iron base and in dyeing wool and silk.
Also called yellow prussiate of potash.
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potassium ferrocyanide

noun
1.
a yellow soluble crystalline compound used in case-hardening steel and making dyes and pigments. Formula: K4Fe(CN)6 Also called potassium hexacyanoferrate (II), yellow prussiate of potash
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