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).
another name for potassium hydrogen tartrate, esp when used in baking powders
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.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, KBrO 3 , used chiefly as an oxidizing agent and as an analytical reagent.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, KBr, having a bitter saline taste: used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic papers and plates, in engraving, and in medicine as a sedative. noun 1. a white crystalline soluble substance with a bitter saline taste used in making photographic papers and plates and in medicine as […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, granular, water-soluble powder, K 2 CO 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of soap, glass, and potassium salts. noun 1. a white odourless substance used in making glass and soft soap and as an alkaline cleansing agent. Formula: K2CO3 potassium carbonate n. A transparent, white, deliquescent, granular powder used […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white or colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, KClO 3 , used chiefly as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of explosives, fireworks, matches, bleaches, and disinfectants. noun 1. a white crystalline soluble substance used in fireworks, matches, and explosives, and as a disinfectant and bleaching agent. Formula: KClO3 potassium chlorate n. […]