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potassium

noun [U] uk   us   /pəˈtæs.i.əm/ (symbol K)
a silver-white chemical element that, when combined with other elements, is used in the production of soap, glass, and fertilizers (= substances that help plants to grow)
Translations of “potassium”
in Vietnamese ka-li…
in Spanish potasio…
in Thai ธาตุโพแทสเซียม…
in Malaysian kalium…
in French potassium…
in German das Kalium…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鉀…
in Indonesian potas…
in Russian калий…
in Turkish potasyum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钾…
in Polish potas…
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