barytes

barytes
also baryte chiefly British variant of barite

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  • barytes — [bə rī′tēz] n. [ModL < Gr barytēs, weight < barys, heavy: see GRAVE1] BARITE: also called baryte [bar′īt΄, ber′īt΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Barytes — Ba*ry tes, n. [Gr. bary s heavy: cf. Gr. bary ths heaviness, F. baryte.] (Min.) Barium sulphate, generally called {heavy spar} or {barite}. See {Barite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barytes — /beuh ruy teez/, n. Mineral. barite. [1780 90; see BARYTA] * * * …   Universalium

  • barytes — noun Another name for barite …   Wiktionary

  • barytes — n. Heavy spar, sulphate of baryta …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • barytes — ba•ry•tes [[t]bəˈraɪ tiz[/t]] n. mir barite • Etymology: 1780–90; see baryta …   From formal English to slang

  • barytes — /bəˈraɪtiz / (say buh ruyteez) noun a common mineral, barium sulphate, BaSO4, the principal ore of barium, occurring in tabular crystals; heavy spar. {Greek: weight} …   Australian English dictionary

  • barytes — n. a mineral form of barium sulphate. Etymology: Gk barus heavy, partly assim. to mineral names in ites …   Useful english dictionary

  • barite — Barytes Ba*ry tes, n. [Gr. bary s heavy: cf. Gr. bary ths heaviness, F. baryte.] (Min.) Barium sulphate, generally called {heavy spar} or {barite}. See {Barite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heavy spar — Barytes Ba*ry tes, n. [Gr. bary s heavy: cf. Gr. bary ths heaviness, F. baryte.] (Min.) Barium sulphate, generally called {heavy spar} or {barite}. See {Barite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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