centrosphere (def 2).
a former name for core (sense 4)
Also called calcined baryta, barium oxide, barium monoxide, barium protoxide. a white or yellowish-white poisonous solid, BaO, highly reactive with water: used chiefly as a dehydrating agent and in the manufacture of glass. Also called caustic baryta, barium hydroxide, barium hydrate. the hydroxide, hydrated form of this compound, Ba(OH) 2 ⋅8H 2 O, used chiefly […]
- Baryta water
an aqueous solution of barium hydroxide, used chiefly as a reagent. Historical Examples Barii ferrocyanidum, L. From pure ferrocyanide of iron digested in baryta water. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley A portion of this baryta water is then made […]
barite. Historical Examples In it the preparation of barytes as an adulterant for paints is described at some length. Scientific American, Volume 56, No. 9, February 26, 1887 Various The residuum may be examined for silica, lime, barytes, and oxide of titanium. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure Magnesia dissolved in much […]
a mineral, double carbonate of calcium and barium, CaCO 3 ⋅BaCO 3 , usually found in veins of lead minerals.