Definition of Barytes

1. Noun. A white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium.

Exact synonyms: Barite, Barium Sulphate, Heavy Spar
Terms within: Atomic Number 56, Ba, Barium
Generic synonyms: Mineral



Definition of Barytes

1. n. Barium sulphate, generally called heavy spar or barite. See Barite.

Definition of Barytes

1. Noun. (minerology) Another name for barite. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barytes

1. baryte [n] - See also: baryte

Medical Definition of Barytes

1. Barium sulphate, generally called heavy spar or barite. See Barite. Origin: Gr. Heavy: cf. Gr. Heaviness, F. Baryte. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barytes

baryonic
baryonic dark matter
baryonic matter
baryonium
baryoniums
baryonless
baryons
baryosynthesis
baryphony
barysilite
barysphere
baryta
baryta water
barytas
baryte
barytes (current term)
barytic
baryto-
baryto-calcite
barytocalcite
barytocalcites
barytolamprophyllite
baryton
barytone
barytones
barytons
barytum
bas
bas-fond
bas-relief

Literary usage of Barytes

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1. The Elements of Experimental Chemistry by William Henry, Robert Hare (1819)
"Sulphate of barytes. barytes has a powerful affinity for sulphuric acid; and the combination of these two bodies may be effected with great facility. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"barytes is frequently to be found as well developed crystals, ... With these three directions of perfect cleavage, massive barytes sometimes presents a ..."

3. System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry by Friedrich Christian Accum (1808)
"The nitric acid, added to the native carbonate of barytes, unites to the barytes, and expels the carbonic acid and forms nitrate of barytes: on exposing ..."

4. The Mineral Industry (1914)
"barytes BY AH REED In 1913 the principal domestic production of barytes has come ... The Kentucky Geological Survey estimates that the barytes deposits of ..."

5. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1857)
"CAUSTIC barytes has been hitherto prepared by calcination of nitrate of barytes, or by boiling a solution of sulphuret of barytes with oxide of copper. ..."

6. Chemical Technology: Or, Chemistry, Applied to the Arts and to Manufactures by Walter Rogers Johnson, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp (1849)
"The salts of barytes employed in the arts, are confined to the carbonate and sulphate, (with the exception perhaps of the chloride and nitrate so ..."

7. A Dictionary of Chemistry by Andrew Ure (1828)
"The supernatant liquid is barytes water, it is colourless, acrid, and caustic. ... Exposed to the air, it attracts carbonic acid, and the dissolved barytes ..."

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