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noun Chemistry.
a white, granular, water-soluble powder, K2CO3, used chiefly in the manufacture of soap, glass, and potassium salts.
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Origin of potassium carbonate

First recorded in 1880–85
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potassium carbonate

noun
a white odourless substance used in making glass and soft soap and as an alkaline cleansing agent. Formula: K 2 CO 3
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