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potassium

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Chemical element
K Previous: argon (Ar)
Next: calcium (Ca)

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From potassa (potash) + -ium.

NounEdit

potassium (uncountable)

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  1. A soft, waxy, silvery reactive metal that is never found unbound in nature; an element (symbol K) with an atomic number of 19 and atomic weight of 39.0983. The symbol is derived from the Latin kalium.

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  • Potassa and Potassium in the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1974 edition.

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potassium m (uncountable)

  1. potassium

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