barium hydroxide

noun Chemistry.
baryta ( def 2 ).
Also called barium hydrate.
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barium hydroxide
 
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Also called: baryta a white poisonous crystalline solid, used in the manufacture of organic compounds and in the preparation of beet sugar. Formula: Ba(OH)2

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barium hydroxide n.
A water soluble base used as a chemical reagent.

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Barium hydroxide is used in lubricating oils and greases and as a component of detergents in motor oils.
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