microcosmic salt


noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. microconstituent,
  2. microcopy,
  3. microcoria,
  4. microcornea,
  5. microcosm,
  6. microcoustic,
  7. microcredit,
  8. microcrystal,
  9. microcrystalline,
  10. microculture

Origin of microcosmic salt

First recorded in 1775–85

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British Dictionary definitions for microcosmic salt

microcosmic salt

noun

a white soluble solid obtained from human urine; ammonium sodium hydrogen phosphate. It is used as a flux in bead tests on metal oxides
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