potassium bitartrate


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potassium bitartrate

n.
A white, acid, crystalline solid or powder, KHC4H4O6, used in baking powder, in the tinning of metals, and as a component of laxatives. Also called cream of tartar.
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potassium bitartrate

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name (not in technical usage) for potassium hydrogen tartrate
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Noun1.potassium bitartrate - a salt used especially in baking powder
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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