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1. barite

noun. ['ˈbɛraɪt'] a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium.

Synonyms

  • mineral
  • barium sulphate
  • heavy spar
  • barytes
  • Ba
  • atomic number 56

Etymology

  • βἀρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Barite

  • ferrite

Example sentences of the word barite


1. Noun, singular or mass
Honey-colored barite is found in Carthage as spherical formations resembling dirty snowballs.

2. Adjective
These cementing agents include pyrite, barite and gypsum.

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