a white, slightly water-soluble powder, Sr(OH) 2 , or its crystalline octahydrate (strontium hydrate) used chiefly in the refining of beet sugar.
- Strontium monoxide
noun 1. a white insoluble solid substance used in making strontium salts and purifying sugar. Formula: SrO Also called strontium oxide, strontia
- Strontium unit
noun 1. a unit expressing the concentration of strontium-90 in an organic medium, such as soil, milk, bone, etc, relative to the concentration of calcium in the same medium SU
verb, Scot. and North England. 1. a simple past tense and past participle of strike. verb (used with object), struck or (Obsolete) strook; struck or especially for 31–34, stricken or (Obsolete) strook; striking. 1. to deal a blow or stroke to (a person or thing), as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; hit. […]
noun 1. any of several devices for sharpening razors, especially a strip of leather or other flexible material. 2. Also, strap. Nautical, Machinery. a rope or a band of metal surrounding and supporting a block, deadeye, etc. a metal band surrounding the pulley of a block to transmit the load on the pulley to its […]