Basic salt
Basic Ba"sic, a. 1. (Chem.) (a) Relating to a base; performing the office of a base in a salt. (b) Having the base in excess, or the amount of the base atomically greater than that of the acid, or exceeding in proportion that of the related neutral salt. (c) Apparently alkaline, as certain normal salts which exhibit alkaline reactions with test paper. [1913 Webster]

2. (Min.) Said of crystalline rocks which contain a relatively low percentage of silica, as basalt. [1913 Webster]

{Basic salt} (Chem.), a salt formed from a base or hydroxide by the partial replacement of its hydrogen by a negative or acid element or radical. [1913 Webster]


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  • Basic salt — Salt Salt, n. [AS. sealt; akin to OS. & OFries. salt, D. zout, G. salz, Icel., Sw., & Dan. salt, L. sal, Gr. ?, Russ. sole, Ir. & Gael. salann, W. halen, of unknown origin. Cf. {Sal}, {Salad}, {Salary}, {Saline}, {Sauce}, {Sausage}.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basic salt — Chem. a salt formed by the partial neutralization of a base. * * * basic salt noun A salt having one or more hydroxyl groups in place of an acid radical or radicals • • • Main Entry: ↑basic …   Useful english dictionary

  • basic salt — bazinė druska statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Druska, turinti OH⁻ jonų. atitikmenys: angl. alkaline salt; basic salt rus. основная соль …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • basic salt — any salt with more than the normal proportion of the basic elements …   Medical dictionary

  • basic salt — Chem. a salt formed by the partial neutralization of a base. * * * …   Universalium

  • Basic salt — Основная соль …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Salt — Salt, n. [AS. sealt; akin to OS. & OFries. salt, D. zout, G. salz, Icel., Sw., & Dan. salt, L. sal, Gr. ?, Russ. sole, Ir. & Gael. salann, W. halen, of unknown origin. Cf. {Sal}, {Salad}, {Salary}, {Saline}, {Sauce}, {Sausage}.] 1. The chloride… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salt of amber — Salt Salt, n. [AS. sealt; akin to OS. & OFries. salt, D. zout, G. salz, Icel., Sw., & Dan. salt, L. sal, Gr. ?, Russ. sole, Ir. & Gael. salann, W. halen, of unknown origin. Cf. {Sal}, {Salad}, {Salary}, {Saline}, {Sauce}, {Sausage}.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salt of colcothar — Salt Salt, n. [AS. sealt; akin to OS. & OFries. salt, D. zout, G. salz, Icel., Sw., & Dan. salt, L. sal, Gr. ?, Russ. sole, Ir. & Gael. salann, W. halen, of unknown origin. Cf. {Sal}, {Salad}, {Salary}, {Saline}, {Sauce}, {Sausage}.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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