barium chloride

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, BaCl2⋅2H2O, used chiefly in the synthesis of pigments and in the manufacture of rodenticides and pharmaceuticals.

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  2. barium,
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  4. barium bromate,
  5. barium carbonate,
  6. barium chromate,
  7. barium enema,
  8. barium hydroxide,
  9. barium meal,
  10. barium oxide Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019