Definition of Double salt

1. Noun. A solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization.




Definition of Double salt

1. Noun. (chemistry) A solid solution of two simple salts, often in a definite proportion ¹

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Medical Definition of Double salt

1. A salt in which two different positive ions are bonded to the same negative ion, or vice versa; e.g., NaKSO4. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double Salt

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Literary usage of Double salt

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1. The Phase Rule and Its Applications by Alexander Findlay (1908)
"To simplify the discussion of the relationships found here, we shall still suppose that the double salt contains the single salts in equimolecular ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"Any thermal calculation based on the double salt requires its heat of formation from ... double salt —0.046 —23.6 j + 1084 calories From the data we have ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1892)
"On the Relation between the Composition of a double salt and the Composition and ... The particular double salt of which the authors have prepared and ..."

4. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev, George Kamensky (1902)
"solution of ordinary ammonium carbonate dissolves magnesium oxide or carbonate, and precipitates crystals of a double salt, Mg(NH4)j(COj)j,4H,O, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"position of a double salt produced as an amorphous precipitate, on dropping chloride of barium into a boiling solution of sodic ..."

6. Recent Advances in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry by Alfred Walter Stewart (1909)
"If we employ zinc sulphate and copper sulphate we can obtain no double salt formation; whereas zinc and potassium sulphates together yield the salt ZnS04. ..."

7. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1853)
"18.59 grains of double salt reduced by hydrogen gave 8.06 mixed ... The double salt is consequently composed of one equivalent of the new compound and two ..."

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