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potassium bicarbonate

[ puh-tas-ee-uhm bahy-kahr-buh-nit, -neyt ]
/ p蓹藞t忙s i 蓹m ba瑟藞k蓱r b蓹 n瑟t, -藢ne瑟t /
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noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a white, crystalline, slightly alkaline, salty-tasting, water-soluble powder, KHCO3, produced by the passage of carbon dioxide through an aqueous potassium carbonate solution: used in baking as a leavening agent and in medicine as an antacid.
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Origin of potassium bicarbonate

First recorded in 1870鈥75
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