from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of barite.
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- n. Another name for barite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Barium sulphate, generally called heavy spar or barite. See barite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Baryta.
- n. The native sulphate of barium, BaSO4, a common name for the mineral barite or heavy-spar. It is sometimes mined and ground in a mill, and used to adulterate white lead, to weight paper, etc. See barite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium
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