platinic chloride


platinic chloride
[1865-70]

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  • platinic chloride — noun 1. : a reddish brown solid salt PtCl4 obtained usually by heating chloroplatinic acid with chlorine 2. : chloroplatinic acid not used systematically * * * Chem. See chloroplatinic acid. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Platinic — Pla*tin ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, platinum; used specifically to designate those compounds in which the element has a higher valence, as contrasted with the platinous compounds; as, platinic chloride ({PtCl4}). [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • platinum chloride — platinic tetrachloride, a poisonous substance used as a chemical reagent and formerly in syphilis …   Medical dictionary

  • PtCl4 — Platinic Pla*tin ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, platinum; used specifically to designate those compounds in which the element has a higher valence, as contrasted with the platinous compounds; as, platinic chloride ({PtCl4}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chloroplatinic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+... noun Etymology: chlor + platinic : an acid H2PtCl6 obtained usually as red brown deliquescent crystals of the hexahydrate by the action of aqua regia on metallic platinum and used chiefly in analysis called also platinic chloride …   Useful english dictionary

  • Platinichloric — Plat i*ni*chlo ric, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid consisting of platinic chloride and hydrochloric acid, and obtained as a brownish red crystalline substance, called platinichloric, or chloroplatinic, acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chloroplatinic acid — a red brown, crystalline, water soluble solid, H2PtCl6·6H2O, used chiefly in platinizing glass, metals, and ceramic ware. Also called platinic chloride. * * * …   Universalium

  • chloroplatinic acid — noun An acid, HPtCl, derived from platinic chloride and hydrochloric acid, used in the analysis of amines. See Also: chloroplatinate …   Wiktionary

  • hermann's fluid — ˈhərmənz , ˈherˌmänz noun Usage: usually capitalized H Etymology: after Friedrich Hermann died 1920 German anatomist : a fixing solution of platinic chloride, osmic acid, and acetic acid used in microscopy for cytological preparations …   Useful english dictionary

  • Platinous — Plat i*nous, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, platinum; used specifically to designate those compounds in which the element has a lower valence, as contrasted with the {platinic} compounds; as, platinous chloride ({PtCl2}). [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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