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potassium thiocyanate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, crystalline, hygroscopic, water-soluble solid, KSCN, used chiefly in the manufacture of chemicals, dyes, and drugs.
Also called potassium rhodanide
[rohd-n-ahyd, roh-dan-ahyd] /ˈroʊd nˌaɪd, roʊˈdæn aɪd/ (Show IPA)
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  • Titrate the excess silver with N/10 ammonium or potassium thiocyanate until a permanent light brown color appears.

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