Meaning of GLAUBER'S SALT in English

GLAUBER'S SALT

/glow"beuhrz/

the decahydrate form of sodium sulfate, a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, Na 2 SO 4 10H 2 O, used chiefly in textile dyeing and as a cathartic.

Also, Glauber salt .

[ 1730-40; named after J. R. Glauber (1604-68), German chemist ]

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