Definition of barium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbeəriəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈberiəm//
[uncountable](symbol Ba)
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a chemical element. Barium is a soft silver-white metal Word Origin early 19th cent.: from baryta, barium hydroxide + -ium.
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