potassium sulfate


noun Chemistry.

a crystalline, water-soluble solid, K2SO4, used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, alums, and mineral water, and as a reagent in analytical chemistry.

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Origin of potassium sulfate

First recorded in 1880–85
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