barium hydroxide

noun

: a strong toxic base Ba(OH)2.8H2O obtained usually as colorless crystals by dissolving barium oxide in water and used chiefly in making lubricating greases and especially formerly in recovering sugar from molasses

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“Barium hydroxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barium%20hydroxide. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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