a common mineral, potassium chloride, KCl, colorless to milky-white or red, occurring in crystals, usually cubes, and masses with cubic cleavage, bitter in taste: the most important source of potassium.
a soluble colourless, white, or coloured mineral consisting of potassium chloride in cubic crystalline form with sodium impurities: it occurs chiefly in sedimentary beds and is an important ore of potassium. Formula: KCl
1. variant of syn- before b, p, m: symbol; symphony; symmetry. 1. symbol. 2. Chemistry. symmetrical. 3. symphony. 4. symptom. prefix 1. before b, p, and m, a variant of syn- sym- pref. Variant of syn-. sym. 1. symbol 2. symmetrical 3. symphony
company Software manufacturer of utility and development applications for Windows and Macintosh platforms. Products include ACT!, Norton Utilities, Norton AntiVirus, Symantec AntiVirus for Macintosh, Symantec Cafe. (http://symantec.com/). (1997-03-10)
SYMbolic ALgebra. A symbolic mathematics language with ALGOL-like syntax by Max Engeli, late 60’s. Implemented for CDC 6600. [“User’s Manual for the Formula Manipulation Language SYMBAL”, M. Engeli, TRM-8.00, Comp Ctr UT Austin, June 1968].
symballophone sym·bal·lo·phone (sĭm-bāl’ə-fōn’) n. A stethoscope fitted with two chest pieces, allowing a lateral comparison of sounds.