from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white granular powder, Li2CO3, used in the manufacture of glass and ceramics and in the treatment of depression and bipolar disorder.
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- n. The lithium salt of carbonic acid, Li2CO3, used in the manufacture of glass and ceramics, and medically, in the treatment of bipolar disorder.
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- n. a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
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