triple salt

noun

Definition of triple salt

1 : a salt (as microcosmic salt) yielding on hydrolysis three different cations or anions
2 : a salt regarded as a molecular combination of three distinct salts rather than as a coordination complex — compare double salt

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“Triple salt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triple%20salt. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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