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.
a white crystalline soluble substance with a bitter saline taste used in making photographic papers and plates and in medicine as a sedative. Formula: KBr
potassium bromide n.
A white crystalline solid or powder used as a sedative.
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. […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white or colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, KCl, used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers and mineral water, and as a source of other potassium compounds. noun 1. a white soluble crystalline substance used as a fertilizer and in medicine to prevent potassium deficiency. Formula: KCl potassium chloride A white crystalline solid […]
[koh-bawl-tuh-nahy-trahyt] /ˌkoʊ bɔl təˈnaɪ traɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a yellow, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, K 3 Co(NO 2) 6 , used as a pigment in oil and watercolor paints, and for coloring surfaces of glass, porcelain, etc.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, granular, water-soluble, poisonous powder, KCN, having a faint almondlike odor, used chiefly in metallurgy and photography. noun 1. a white poisonous granular soluble solid substance used in photography and in extracting gold from its ores. Formula: KCN