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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters (especially plaster of Paris).

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  • For its pale translucence, this form of gypsum is known as selenite, named after Selene, the Greek goddess of the moon.
  • Thanks for your time! edit: i remember also coming across the word gypsum boards for these? but im not sure if they are gypsum boards
  • The preferred coagulant among major tofu manufacturers is calcium sulfate, aka gypsum, which is the main ingredient in plaster-of-Paris.
  • Calcium-Sulphate, also known as gypsum, has a small solubility tolerance. for more
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