barium stearate

noun Chemistry.

a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, Ba(C18H35O2)2, used chiefly as a waterproofing agent and as a lubricant.

Nearby words

  1. barium enema,
  2. barium hydroxide,
  3. barium meal,
  4. barium oxide,
  5. barium peroxide,
  6. barium sulfate,
  7. barium sulfide,
  8. barium sulphate,
  9. barium thiosulfate,
  10. barium titanate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019