magnesium sulfate

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magnesium sulfate

n.
A colorless, crystalline compound, MgSO4, used in fireproofing, ceramics, textiles, paper, matches, explosives, and fertilizers.
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magne′sium sul′fate


n.
a water-soluble salt, MgSO4, used in medicine and in processing leather and textiles. Compare Epsom salt.
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Noun1.magnesium sulfate - a salt of magnesiummagnesium 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
sulfate, sulphate - a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
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magnesiumsulfaatti