barium hydroxide definition by Webster's New World
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a toxic, white powder or crystalline material, Ba(OH), used in making lubricating oils and greases, soaps, and insecticides and in sugar refining, water softening, etc.
barium hydroxide - Medical Definition
A water soluble base used as a chemical reagent.