potassium bisulfate

noun
variants: or potassium acid sulfate

Definition of potassium bisulfate

: a crystalline salt KHSO4 that gives an acid reaction in solution, that is made by treating potassium sulfate with sulfuric acid, and that is used chiefly in making cream of tartar and as a flux; potassium hydrogen sulfate

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Learn More About potassium bisulfate

Dictionary Entries Near potassium bisulfate

potassium-argon

potassium bisulfate

potassium bromate

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for potassium bisulfate

Cite this Entry

“Potassium bisulfate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potassium%20bisulfate. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!