Meaning of potassium chloride

potas'sium chlo'ride

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. a white or colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, KCl, used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers and mineral water, and as a source of other potassium compounds.
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