double salt

Definitions of double salt
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n a solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization

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alum, potash alum, potassium alum
a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
alum, ammonia alum, ammonium alum
a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
Rochelle salt, Rochelle salts, potassium sodium tartrate
a double salt used in Seidlitz powder; acts as a cathartic
Paris green
a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
Type of:
salt
a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
primary solid solution, solid solution
a homogeneous solid that can exist over a range of component chemicals; a constituent of alloys that is formed when atoms of an element are incorporated into the crystals of a metal

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