Definition of double salt in English:

double salt

Syllabification: dou·ble salt


  • A crystalline salt having the composition of a mixture of two simple salts but with a different crystal structure from either.
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    • An exothermic dressing flux, usually containing nitrate salts and silicofluoride double salts, can be used to recover much of this entrapped zinc.
    • Double salts commonly form large crystals more readily than do the single salts that make them up.

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