blanc fixe

noun \bläⁿˈfēks\

Definition of blanc fixe

  1. :  barium sulfate obtained as a fine heavy white precipitate from aqueous solutions of a soluble barium compound (such as barium sulfide) and sodium sulfate

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Origin and Etymology of blanc fixe

French, literally, fixed white

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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