potassium fluoride

noun

Definition of potassium fluoride

: any of several salts made usually by reaction of hydrofluoric acid with potassium carbonate: such as
a : the hygroscopic crystalline normal salt KF used chiefly as a solder flux and as a fluorinating agent in organic synthesis
b or potassium bifluoride : the poisonous corrosive crystalline acid fluoride KHF2 used chiefly as an electrolyte in the manufacture of fluorine and as a solder flux : potassium hydrogen fluoride

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“Potassium fluoride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potassium%20fluoride. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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