Kurrol's salt

noun

Kur·​rol's salt
ˈkər|əlz-,
ˈku̇r|
: an insoluble sodium metaphosphate or potassium metaphosphate
especially : a fibrous crystalline sodium metaphosphate NaPO3 IV formed by seeding a melt at 550° C

Word History

Etymology

perhaps from the name Kurrol

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“Kurrol's salt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kurrol%27s%20salt. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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