from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fine white powder, BaSO4, used as a pigment, as a filler for textiles, rubbers, and plastics, and as a contrast medium in x-ray photography of the digestive tract.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigment
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.