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potassium

noun [U] uk   /pəˈtæs.i.əm/ ( symbol K) us  
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 Spanish potasio…
in French potassium…
in German das Kalium…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鉀…
in Russian калий…
in Turkish potasyum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钾…
in Polish potas…
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