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potassiumnoun [U]

 us   /pəˈtæs·i·əm/
a ​soft, silver-white ​metal that ​burnsquickly in the ​air and is used in ​special hard ​glasses and ​fertilizers (= ​substances that ​helpcropsgrowbetter)
(Definition of potassium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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(Definition of potassium from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “potassium”
in Spanish potasio…
in Vietnamese ka-li…
in Malaysian kalium…
in Thai ธาตุโพแทสเซียม…
in French potassium…
in German das Kalium…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钾…
in Turkish potasyum…
in Russian калий…
in Indonesian potas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鉀…
in Polish potas…
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