\pˈɒtaʃ], \pˈɒtaʃ], \p_ˈɒ_t_a_ʃ]\
Definitions of POTASH
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
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A powerful white salt obtained from wood ashes and used in making soap, glass, etc.; potassium carbonate. Also, potass, potassa.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The impure alkali obtained from the ashes of certain plants, so called because the ashes being washed in a large pot or vessel, the water is then evaporated to obtain the alkali; impure carbonate of potassa.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
So called from the pots or vessels in which it was made ;-Vegetable alkali, Gastrinum. Also, Potass.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
The alkali obtained by the lixiviation of the ashes of wood and of various plants. It includes both the caustic alkali, more commonly called caustic potash (potassium hydroxid), and the mild alkali (potassium carbonate).
Commercial potash, an impure potassium carbonate mixed with a variable amount of potassium hydroxid. It is caustic and readily deliquescent. When partially purified it forms pearl-ash. List of persons and their antidotes.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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