Potassium-bitartrate



noun, Chemistry.
1.
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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 powders
noun
1.
another name (not in technical usage) for potassium hydrogen tartrate

potassium bitartrate n.
A white, acid, crystalline solid or powder used as a component of laxatives.

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