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Definition 1: a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for potassium in the sense of this definition

(potassium is a kind of ...) any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

(... is made of the substance potassium) a white or reddish mineral consisting of hydrous chlorides of potassium and magnesium; used as a fertilizer and as a source of potassium and magnesium

(... is made of the substance potassium) a white mineral consisting of magnesium sulphate and potassium chloride; a source of potassium salts; used as a fertilizer

(... is made of the substance potassium) a mineral consisting of potassium magnesium double sulphate; used as a fertilizer

(... is made of the substance potassium) water containing salts

"the water in the ocean is all saltwater"

(... is made of the substance potassium) a mineral consisting of native potassium chloride; an important ore of potassium that is found in sedimentary beds

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