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barium hydroxide

noun, Chemistry
baryta (def 2).
Also called barium hydrate. Unabridged
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  • barium hydroxide is used in lubricating oils and greases and as a component of detergents in motor oils.
British Dictionary definitions for barium hydroxide

barium hydroxide

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

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

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