blanc fixe

\ bläⁿˈfēks \

Definition of blanc fixe

: 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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History and Etymology for blanc fixe

French, literally, fixed white

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“Blanc fixe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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