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potassium chloride

n.
A colorless crystalline solid or powder, KCl, used widely in fertilizers and in the preparation of most potassium compounds. Also called muriate of potash, potassium muriate.
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potassium chloride

n
1. (Pharmacology) a white soluble crystalline substance used as a fertilizer and in medicine to prevent potassium deficiency. Formula: KCl
2. (Agriculture) a white soluble crystalline substance used as a fertilizer and in medicine to prevent potassium deficiency. Formula: KCl
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potas′sium chlo′ride



n.
a white or colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, KCl, used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers and mineral water, and as a source of other potassium compounds.
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Noun1.potassium chloride - salt of potassium (KCl) (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
chloride - any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion)
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