blanc fixe

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, fixed white

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“Blanc fixe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blanc%20fixe. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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