potassium carbonate


potassium carbonate

noun

Definition of POTASSIUM CARBONATE

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

First Known Use of POTASSIUM CARBONATE

1866

potassium carbonate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POTASSIUM CARBONATE

: 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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