a white crystalline solid sometimes used in the treatment of manic-depressive illness and mania. Formula: Li3C6H5O7
noun, Chemistry. 1. a fine, white, slightly water-soluble powder, LiF, used chiefly in the manufacture of ceramics.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble compound, LiOH, used to absorb carbon dioxide, especially in spacesuits.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white powder, Li 2 O, with strong alkaline properties: used in ceramics and glass. noun 1. a white crystalline compound. It absorbs carbon dioxide and water vapour
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, LiC 18 H 35 O 2 , used chiefly in cosmetics, in plastics, and as a lubricant in powder metallurgy.