Barium hydroxide

baryta (def 2).
Historical Examples

By warming with alkalies or barium hydroxide, rhamnose is colored yellow.
Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron) William Anderson Syme

It has a strong affinity for water, and combines with it in the evolution of lead and the formation of barium hydroxide (Ba(OH)2).
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various

Could barium hydroxide be used in place of calcium hydroxide in testing for carbon dioxide?
An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson

a white poisonous crystalline solid, used in the manufacture of organic compounds and in the preparation of beet sugar. Formula: Ba(OH)2 Also called baryta

barium hydroxide n.
A water soluble base used as a chemical reagent.


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