Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
barium

bar·i·um

barium

pronunciation:
beI ri m
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition: a chemical element of the alkaline-earth group that has fifty-seven protons in each nucleus and that is usu. found in compounds such as salts. (symbol: Ba)
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or containing barium or barium sulfate.
a barium enema
Word Explorer
See
  element