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Chemical element
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From potassa +‎ -ium.

 
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potassium (usually uncountable, plural potassiums)

  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.
  2. (countable) A single atom of this element.

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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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potassium (uncountable)

  1. potassium