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cream' of tar'tar




a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C4H5KO6, used chiefly as an ingredient in baking powders and in galvanic tinning of metals. Also called potassium bitartrate, potassium acid tartrate. Cf. tartar (def. 3).

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