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potassium carbonate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, granular, water-soluble powder, K 2 CO 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of soap, glass, and potassium salts.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for potassium carbonate

potassium carbonate

noun
1.
a white odourless substance used in making glass and soft soap and as an alkaline cleansing agent. Formula: K2CO3
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potassium carbonate in Medicine

potassium carbonate n.
A transparent, white, deliquescent, granular powder used in making soaps. Also called potash.

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