baryta definition

  • noun:
    • some of several barium compounds, such barium sulfate.
    • some of a few substances of barium, particularly barium sulphate and barium hydroxide.
    • An oxide of barium (or barytum); much earth with a specific gravity above 4.
    • Barium oxid, BaO: also called hefty planet, because it is the heaviest of the earths, its specific-gravity being 4.7.
    • any one of a few substances of barium

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