Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Potassium: from this name its symbol K is derived.

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

  • noun (Chem.) Potassium; -- so called by the German chemists.

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  • noun obsolete Potassium.

Etymologies

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New Latin kalium.

Examples

  • The Latin name for potassium is kalium, and K is the symbol used for an atom of that element.

    The Story of the Soil; from the Basis of Absolute Science and Real Life,

  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

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  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The chemical symbol, K, comes from the Latin kalium which in turn, is derived from the Arabic word for alkali.

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