from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A very light, odorless, white powdery compound, MgCO3, used in a wide variety of manufactured products including inks, glass, dentifrices, and cosmetics.
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- n. The magnesium salt of carbonic acid, MgCO3; it is a white powdery solid that occurs as magnesite and other minerals; it used as a mild base and in numerous industrial applications
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- n. a very white crystalline salt that occurs naturally as magnesite or as dolomite
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