from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A colorless crystalline solid or powder, KCl, used widely in fertilizers and in the preparation of most potassium compounds. Also called potash muriate, potassium muriate.
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- n. The potassium salt of hydrochloric acid, KCl; it is used as a fertilizer, and in lethal injections
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- n. salt of potassium (KCl) (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency
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