potassium sulfate


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potassium sulfate

n.
A colorless or white crystalline compound, K2SO4, used in glassmaking and fertilizers and as a reagent in analytical chemistry.

potas′sium sul′fate



n.
a crystalline, water-soluble solid, K2SO4, used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, alums, and mineral water and as a reagent in analytical chemistry.
[1880–85]
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