from The Century Dictionary.

  • Eared; having ears, as the scallop-shell.
  • Resembling gold; gold-colored; gilded.
  • noun A kind of pear.
  • noun A combination of auric acid with a base: as, potassium aurate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A combination of auric acid with a base.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun inorganic chemistry Any salt of auric acid.


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  • How would you expect potassium aurate and platinate to be formed?

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • Gold also acts as an acid-forming element, forming such compounds as potassium aurate (KAuO_ {2}).

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • Potassium 287 acid carbonate 294 acid sulphate 294 acid sulphite 294 alum, aluminium 334 alum, chrome 384 alum, iron 352 and plant life 287 aurate 396 bromide 290 carbonate 293 chlorate 291 chloride 290 chromate 385 cyanide 293 dichromate 386 ferricyanide 352 ferrocyanide 352 hydroxide 288 hydroxide, action of halogens 289 hypochlorite 289 iodide 290 manganate 381 nitrate 291 occurrence 287 permanganate 381 preparation 288 sulphate 294

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry


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