a laxative consisting of two powders, tartaric acid and a mixture of sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt (sodium potassium tartrate) Also called Rochelle powder
Seidlitz powder Seid·litz powder or Seid·litz powders (sěd’lĭts)
A mixture of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and potassium sodium tartrate, used as a mild cathartic by dissolving in water and drinking.
[sed-lits] /ˈsɛd lɪts/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a mild laxative consisting of tartaric acid, sodium bicarbonate, and Rochelle salt, which are dissolved separately, mixed, and drunk after effervescence.
noun 1. a long narrow sand dune parallel to the prevailing wind direction.
- Seif dune
noun 1. (in deserts, esp the Sahara) a long ridge of blown sand, often several miles long seif dune (sāf, sīf) A sharp-crested longitudinal sand dune or chain of sand dunes common to the Sahara and ranging up to 300 m (984 ft) in height and 300 km (186 mi) in length.
noun 1. Jaroslav [yah-raw-slahf] /ˈyɑ rɔ slɑf/ (Show IPA), 1901–1986, Czech poet: Nobel prize 1984. noun 1. Jaroslav (ˈjærəslæf). 1901–86, Czech poet and journalist, noted esp for poems dealing with the German occupation of Prague during World War II. Nobel prize for literature 1984