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A white, deliquescent, granular powder, K2CO3, used in making glass, enamels, and soaps. Also called potash.
(Elements & Compounds) a white odourless substance used in making glass and soft soap and as an alkaline cleansing agent. Formula: K2CO3
a white, granular, water-soluble powder, K2CO3, used chiefly in the manufacture of soap, glass, and potassium salts.