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A colorless, crystalline compound, MgSO4, used in fireproofing, ceramics, textiles, paper, matches, explosives, and fertilizers.
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a water-soluble salt, MgSO4, used in medicine and in processing leather and textiles. Compare Epsom salt.
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|Noun||1.||magnesium sulfate - a salt of magnesium |
bitter salts, Epsom salts - hydrated magnesium sulfate that is taken orally to treat heartburn and constipation and injected to prevent seizures
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