barium hydroxide


noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. barium bromate,
  2. barium carbonate,
  3. barium chloride,
  4. barium chromate,
  5. barium enema,
  6. barium meal,
  7. barium oxide,
  8. barium peroxide,
  9. barium stearate,
  10. barium sulfate

Also called barium hydrate.

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British Dictionary definitions for barium hydroxide

barium hydroxide

noun

a white poisonous crystalline solid, used in the manufacture of organic compounds and in the preparation of beet sugar. Formula: Ba(OH) 2Also called: baryta
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Medicine definitions for barium hydroxide

barium hydroxide

n.

A water soluble base used as a chemical reagent.

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