noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a colorless or white, water-soluble solid, KNaC 4 H 4 O 6 ⋅4H 2 O, used in silvering mirrors, in the manufacture of Seidlitz powders and baking powder, and in medicine as a laxative.
a white crystalline double salt, sodium potassium tartrate, used in Seidlitz powder. Formula: KNaC4H4O6.4H2O
potassium sodium tartrate n.
A colorless efflorescent crystalline compound used as a laxative. Also called Rochelle salt, Seignette’s salt.
Rochelle salt Ro·chelle salt (rə-shěl’, rō-)
See potassium sodium tartrate.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline, water-soluble solid, K 2 SO 4 , used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, alums, and mineral water, and as a reagent in analytical chemistry.
- Potassium sulphate
noun 1. a soluble substance usually obtained as colourless crystals of the decahydrate: used in making glass and as a fertilizer. Formula: K2SO4
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, crystalline, hygroscopic, water-soluble solid, KSCN, used chiefly in the manufacture of chemicals, dyes, and drugs.
[poh-tey-shuh n] /poʊˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of drinking. 2. a drink or draft, especially of an alcoholic beverage. /pəʊˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of drinking 2. a drink or draught, esp of alcoholic drink n. early 15c., from Old French potacion, from Latin potationem (nom. potatio) “a drinking; poisonous drink, potion,” noun of […]