noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a white, crystalline, slightly alkaline, salty-tasting, water-soluble powder, KHCO 3 , produced by the passage of carbon dioxide through an aqueous potassium carbonate solution: used in cookery as a leavening agent and in medicine as an antacid.
potassium bicarbonate n.
A compound in the form of a white powder or colorless crystals, used in baking powder and as an antacid medicine.
noun, Chemistry. 1. . noun, Chemistry. 1. an orange-red, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous powder, K 2 Cr 2 O 7 , used chiefly in dyeing, photography, and as a laboratory reagent. noun 1. an orange-red crystalline soluble solid substance that is a good oxidizing agent and is used in making chrome pigments and as a bleaching […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, hygroscopic, poisonous solid, KHC 2 O 4 , that is usually hydrated: used chiefly for removing ink stains, cleaning metal and wood, and in photography.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, KHSO 4 , used chiefly in the conversion of tartrates to bitartrates.
noun, Chemistry. 1. . noun 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 4 H 5 KO 6 , used chiefly as an ingredient in baking powders and in galvanic tinning of metals. Also called potassium bitartrate, potassium acid tartrate. Compare (def 3). noun 1. another name for potassium hydrogen tartrate, esp when used in baking […]