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- noun A salt or mineral, such as alum or dolomite, that has more than one type of cation or anion and forms when a solution of two simpler salts undergoes crystallization.
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- noun chemistry A
solid solutionof two simple salts, often in a definite proportion
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- noun a solution of two simple salts that forms a single substance on crystallization
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