baryta (def 1).
Also called calcined baryta, barium oxide, barium monoxide, barium protoxide. a white or yellowish-white poisonous solid, BaO, highly reactive with water: used chiefly as a dehydrating agent and in the manufacture of glass.
Also called caustic baryta, barium hydroxide, barium hydrate. the hydroxide, hydrated form of this compound, Ba(OH) 2 ⋅8H 2 O, used chiefly in the industrial preparation of beet sugar and for refining animal and vegetable oils.
another name for barium oxide, barium hydroxide
a person or thing that calcines. an industrial furnace that processes material by calcination. Historical Examples Automobile Biographies Lyman Horace Weeks A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
an abnormal condition characterized by the deposit of calcium salts in various tissues of the body. noun the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the tissues of the body