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complex salt[′käm‚pleks ′sȯlt]
A class of salts in which there are no detectable quantities of each of the metal ions existing in solution; an example is K3Fe(CN)6, which in solution has K+but no Fe3+because Fe is strongly bound in the complex ion, Fe(CN)63-.
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