potassium bicarbonate


potassium bicarbonate
noun
a crystalline salt (KHCO3) that is used in baking powder and as an antacid
Hypernyms: ↑bicarbonate, ↑hydrogen carbonate

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noun or potassium acid carbonate
: a crystalline salt KHCO3 that gives a weakly alkaline reaction in aqueous solution and that is made by passing carbon dioxide into a solution of potassium carbonate; potassium hydrogen carbonate

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Chem., Pharm.
a white, crystalline, slightly alkaline, salty-tasting, water-soluble powder, KHCO3, produced by the passage of carbon dioxide through an aqueous potassium carbonate solution: used in cookery as a leavening agent and in medicine as an antacid. Also called potassium acid carbonate.

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potassium bicarbonate,
a colorless, odorless substance with a slightly salty taste, obtained by passing carbon dioxide into a solution of potassium carbonate in water, and used in baking in place of baking powder or yeast, in medicine, and as a fire-extinguishing agent. Formula: KHCO3

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