potassium bitartrate


potassium bitartrate
potassium bitartrate
n.
CREAM OF TARTAR

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • Potassium bitartrate — Potassium Po*tas si*um, n. [NL. See {Potassa}, {Potash}.] (Chem.) An Alkali element, occurring abundantly but always combined, as in the chloride, sulphate, carbonate, or silicate, in the minerals sylvite, kainite, orthoclase, muscovite, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Potassium bitartrate — Not to be confused with Tartar sauce. Potassium bitartrate Other names potassium hydrogen tartrate …   Wikipedia

  • potassium bitartrate — noun a salt used especially in baking powder • Syn: ↑cream of tartar, ↑tartar, ↑potassium hydrogen tartrate • Derivationally related forms: ↑tartaric (for: ↑tartar) …   Useful english dictionary

  • potassium bitartrate — Cream Cream (kr[=e]m), n. [F. cr[^e]me, perh. fr. LL. crema cream of milk; cf. L. cremor thick juice or broth, perh. akin to cremare to burn.] 1. The rich, oily, and yellowish part of milk, which, when the milk stands unagitated, rises, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • potassium bitartrate — Chem. See cream of tartar. * * * …   Universalium

  • potassium bitartrate — noun cream of tartar …   Wiktionary

  • potassium bitartrate — [USP] a compound administered rectally with sodium bicarbonate to produce carbon dioxide, which promotes defecation by distending the rectal ampulla. It is used for the relief of constipation, for the evacuation of the colon before surgical or… …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium bitartrate — white crystalline compound used in the tinning of metals and in baking powder (also called cream of tartar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bitartrate De Potassium — Molécule de bitartrate de potassium Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bitartrate de potassium — Molécule de bitartrate de potassium Général Nom IUPAC potassium 2,3,4 trihydroxy 4 ox …   Wikipédia en Français


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