barium hydroxide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n barium hydroxide white poisonous crystals; made by dissolving barium oxide in water
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Usage

In literature:

Could barium hydroxide be used in place of calcium hydroxide in testing for carbon dioxide?
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Barium hydroxide is soluble in water, forming a strongly-alkaline solution, Baryta water, which is much used in chemical analysis.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
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