Word:

Salts of lemon

(Chem.) a white crystalline substance, inappropriately named, as it consists of an acid potassium oxalate and contains no citric acid, which is the characteristic acid of lemon; - called also salts of sorrel. It is used in removing ink stains. See Oxalic acid, under Oxalic.

See also: Lemon

Browse
saltine
saltiness
Salting
Saltire
Saltirewise
Saltish
Saltless
Saltly
Saltmouth
Saltness
Salton Sea
saltpan
Saltpeter
Saltpeter acid
saltpetre
Saltpetrous
-- Salts of lemon --
salts of sorrel
saltshaker
saltwater
saltwater fish
saltworks
Saltwort
saltwort family
Salty
SALU
Salubrious
salubriousness
Salubrity
Salue
Saluki
Salus populi est suprema lex
Salus ube multi consiliarii
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy