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English → English (WordNet) Definition: heavy spar heavy spar n : a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium [syn: barite, barytes, barium sulphate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: heavy spar Permanent \Per"ma*nent\, a. [L. permanens, -entis, p. pr. of permanere to stay or remain to the end, to last; per + manere to remain: cf. F. permanent. See Per-, and Mansion.] Continuing in the same state, or without any change that destroys form or character; remaining unaltered or unremoved; abiding; durable; fixed; stable; lasting; as, a permanent impression. [1913 Webster] Eternity stands permanent and fixed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Permanent gases (Chem. & Physics), hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon monoxide; -- also called incondensible gases or incoercible gases, before their liquefaction in 1877. The term is now archaic. Permanent way, the roadbed and superstructure of a finished railway; -- so called in distinction from the contractor's temporary way. Permanent white (Chem.), barium sulphate (heavy spar), used as a white pigment or paint, in distinction from white lead, which tarnishes and darkens from the formation of the sulphide. [1913 Webster] Syn: Lasting; durable; constant. See Lasting. [1913 Webster] Barite \Ba"rite\, n. (Min.) Native sulphate of barium, a mineral occurring in transparent, colorless, white to yellow crystals (generally tabular), also in granular form, and in compact massive forms resembling marble. It has a high specific gravity, and hence is often called heavy spar. It is a common mineral in metallic veins. [1913 Webster] Barytes \Ba*ry"tes\, n. [Gr. bary`s heavy: cf. Gr. bary`ths heaviness, F. baryte.] (Min.) Barium sulphate, generally called heavy spar or barite. See Barite. [1913 Webster]


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