Prussiate Prus"si*ate, n. [Cf. F. prussiate.] (Chem.) A salt of prussic acid; a cyanide. [1913 Webster]

{Red prussiate of potash}. See {Potassium ferricyanide}, under {Ferricyanide}.

{Yellow prussiate of potash}. See {Potassium ferrocyanide}, under {Ferrocyanide}. [1913 Webster]

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  • prussiate — [ prysjat ] n. m. • 1787; de Prussia « Prusse », à cause du bleu de Prusse ♦ Chim. Vx Cyanure. ● prussiate nom masculin (de Prussia, forme latinisée de Prusse, nom propre) Terme ancien désignant certains cyanures. (Commercialement, le prussiate… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Prussiate —   [französisch], Eisenverbindungen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • prussiate — [prus′ē āt΄, prus′ēit; prush′āt΄] n. [Fr < prussique (see PRUSSIC ACID) + ate, ATE2] 1. a salt of hydrocyanic acid 2. a) FERROCYANIDE b) FERRICYANIDE …   English World dictionary

  • PRUSSIATE — n. m. T. de Chimie Terme par lequel on désigne communément le Cyanure. Voyez ce mot …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • prussiate — /prush ee ayt , it, prus /, n. Chem. 1. a ferricyanide or ferrocyanide. 2. a salt of prussic acid; a cyanide. [1780 90; < F; see PRUSSIC ACID, ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • prussiate — 1. A cyanide; a salt of hydrocyanic acid. 2. A ferricyanide or ferrocyanide. * * * prus·si·ate prəs ē .āt n 1) a salt of hydrocyanic acid: CYANIDE 2 a) FERROCYANIDE …   Medical dictionary

  • prussiate — (pru ssi a t ) s. m. Terme de chimie. Genre de sels produits par l acide prussique. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. prussique …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • prussiate — prus·si·ate || prʌʃɪət n. cyanide, salt of prussic acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prussiate — prus·si·ate …   English syllables

  • prussiate — /ˈprʌʃiət/ (say prusheeuht), /ˈprʌs / (say prus ), / eɪt/ (say ayt) noun Obsolete a salt of prussic acid (hydrocyanic acid); a cyanide. {prussi(c acid) + ate2} …   Australian English dictionary

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