noun. geological dating that relies on the proportions of radioactive potassium in a rock sample and its decay product, argon.
- geological dating
Words that Rhyme with Potassium Chloride
noun. ['pəˈtæsiːəm'] a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite.
- metallic element
- atomic number 19
noun. ['ˈklɔraɪd'] any compound containing a chlorine atom.
- aluminium chloride
- aluminum chloride
- stannic chloride
- methylene chloride
- mercurous chloride
- chemical compound
- obidoxime chloride
- silver chloride
- take away
noun. ['ˈklɔraɪd'] any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion).
- K-Dur 20
- potash muriate
- potassium muriate
- potassium chloride
Example sentences of the word potassium-chloride
1. Noun Phrase
Like halite, potassium chloride--or potash--is a mined salt that is sometimes used to melt ice on streets.
2. Noun Phrase
Walker, a pharmacist, discovered that strips of cardboard coated with potassium chloride and stibnite, when dried and rubbed along a rough surface, ignited.
3. Noun Phrase
According to Bob Peeples, chemical engineer with the United States Postal Service, the highway department in northern Arizona ran into unanticipated difficulty after salting roads with potassium chloride.
4. Noun Phrase
Also avoid salt substitutes, which may contain potassium chloride, marketed as a salt substitute; it may hurt your kidneys.