barium carbonate

noun

Definition of barium carbonate

: a water-insoluble toxic salt BaCO3 occurring in nature as witherite, made artificially by precipitation as a white powder, and used chiefly in making other barium compounds, in removing sulfates from aqueous solutions, in ceramics as a flux, and in optical glass

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“Barium carbonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barium%20carbonate. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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