Definition of baryta in English:


Syllabification: ba·ry·ta
Pronunciation: /bəˈrītə


  • Barium hydroxide.
    • Chemical formula: Ba(OH)2
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    • I was first drawn to the Vandyke process when I became dissatisfied with the lack of variety and character of the baryta base of conventional gelatin-silver photographic papers.
    • This gas is absorbed by barium hydroxide solution, an alkaline solution known as baryta water.
    • Our real photo baryta inkjet paper is created through a desire to replicate as closely as possible the essence, quality and archival properties of traditional photography within an inkjet product.


early 19th century: from baryte, on the pattern of words such as soda.

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