Barytum
Barytum Ba*ry"tum, n. [NL.] (Chem.) The metal barium. See {Barium}. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • barytum — Barium Ba ri*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. bary s heavy.] (Chem.) One of the elements, belonging to the alkaline earth group; a metal having a silver white color, and melting at a very high temperature. It is difficult to obtain the pure metal, from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barium — Ba ri*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. bary s heavy.] (Chem.) One of the elements, belonging to the alkaline earth group; a metal having a silver white color, and melting at a very high temperature. It is difficult to obtain the pure metal, from the facility …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baryta — Ba*ry ta, n. [Gr. bary s heavy. Cf. {Baria}.] (Chem.) An oxide of barium (or barytum); a heavy earth with a specific gravity above 4. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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