silver salt


Definition of silver salt 

1 : a salt of silver

2 : a silvery crystalline salt C14H7O2SO3Na used in dye manufacture : the sodium salt of anthraquinone-2-sulfonic acid

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History and Etymology for silver salt

in sense 1, from silver entry 1; in sense 2, from silver entry 2

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