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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See ferrite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The anion FeO42- in which iron is in a +6 formal oxidation state.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of ferric acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem, a salt formed by the union of ferric acid with a base.


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  • "In ipsa uero ecclesia. in aliqquo loco intermedio inter sorores et exteriores aptetur aliqua fenestra ferrea competentis magnitudinis. in qua fiant sermones: et in aliquo loco apto due fenestre paruule ferrate ad confessiones audiendas."

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  • I may also, in the last instance, mention that I have found the above methods of electro-dissolution peculiarly adapted for the preparation of unstable compounds such as stannic nitrate, potassic ferrate, ferric acetate, which are decomposed on the application of heat, and in some instances have succeeded by the following means of crystallizing the resulting compound obtained.

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  • Produced by adding aqueous ferrate of potash to an excess of dilute solutions of baryta salts, has been described as carmine-coloured and permanent.

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  • It is but fair, however, to add that in Mr. Watts 'Dictionary of Chemistry, the latest and best work of the kind, this ferrate is said to become "brick-red after washing and drying at 100┬░ C.," and to be only "tolerably stable."

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  • Railways, as a rule, are among the many things which they do _not_ order better in France, and the French Northern line is one of the worst managed in the world, barring none, not even the Italian _vie ferrate_.

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  • A powerful oxidant, the liquid ferrate compound has attracted interest for applications in "green chemistry" because the by-products of its use, iron oxides, are environmentally safe.

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  • In addition to being eco-friendly, Sharma's liquid ferrate product also is much more economical to produce than other, similar purification solutions.

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  • Virender Sharma, a professor at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, invented a liquid cleaning product based on ferrate, a supercharged ion molecule.

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