a white, water-soluble salt, MgSO 4 , used chiefly in medicine and in the processing of leather and textiles.
magnesium sulfate n.
A colorless crystalline compound used as a cathartic and applied locally as an anti-inflammatory agent.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, fine, odorless and tasteless powder, Mg 2 O 8 Si 3 ⋅nH 2 O, used industrially to absorb odors and decolorize and pharmaceutically as an antacid.
[mag-nit] /ˈmæg nɪt/ noun 1. a body, as a piece of iron or steel, that possesses the property of attracting certain substances, as iron. 2. a lodestone. 3. a thing or person that attracts: The park was a magnet for pickpockets and muggers. 1. variant of before some vowels: magneton. /ˈmæɡnɪt/ noun 1. a body […]
/ˈmæɡnɪtɑː/ noun 1. a type of neutron star that has a very intense magnetic field, over 1000 times greater than that of a pulsar noun a young neutron star, perh. formed in supernova explosions and having an immense magnetic field; also called soft gamma repeater Examples Discovery of a magnetar solves 19 year mystery in […]
[mag-net-ik] /mægˈnɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to a or . 2. having the properties of a . 3. capable of being or attracted by a . 4. pertaining to the of the earth: the magnetic equator. 5. exerting a strong attractive power or charm: a magnetic personality. 6. noting or pertaining to various […]