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potassium carbonate

noun

Definition of potassium carbonate

  1. :  a white salt K2CO3 that forms a strongly alkaline solution and is used in making glass and soap



1866

First Known Use of potassium carbonate

1866


Medical Dictionary

potassium carbonate

noun

Medical Definition of potassium carbonate

  1. :  a white salt K2CO3 that forms a strongly alkaline solution and was formerly used as a systemic alkalizer and diuretic and that is now used chiefly in making glass and soap




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