Definition of Barium sulphate

1. Noun. A white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigment.

Exact synonyms: Barium Sulfate, Blanc Fixe
Generic synonyms: Sulfate, Sulphate

2. Noun. A white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium.
Exact synonyms: Barite, Barytes, Heavy Spar
Terms within: Atomic Number 56, Ba, Barium
Generic synonyms: Mineral

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barium Sulphate

barium chloride
barium compounds
barium contrast material
barium dioxide
barium enema
barium hydroxide
barium meal
barium monoxide
barium oxide
barium peroxide
barium protoxide
barium radioisotopes
barium solution
barium sulfate
barium sulfide
barium sulphate (current term)
barium swallow
barium thiocyanate
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bark louse
bark mixture
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Literary usage of Barium sulphate

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"formation of a slight precipitate of barium sulphate. That this did not seriously affect the result was shown by making two determinations of the velocity ..."

2. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"barium sulphate is reported as barium sulphate or as lithopone, if zinc sulphide is present, according to the given composition of lithopone, 70% barium ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1910)
"Conductance of solutions saturated with silver chloride and barium sulphate. 6. The solubility values for silver chloride and barium sulphate. 7. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"barium sulphate is partially decomposed by boiling with a concentrated solution ... If precipitated, barium sulphate be dissolved in fuming sulphuric acid, ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1894)
"... Sandstone containing barium sulphate as a Cementing Material. By Professor FRANK CLOWES, D.Sc. The author draws attention to papers presented by him to ..."

6. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"barium sulphate is also soluble to a perceptible extent in ammonium nitrate. ... barium sulphate is partially decomposed by boiling with ft concentrated ..."

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