# potassium

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argon${\displaystyle \longleftarrow }$ 19 ${\displaystyle \longrightarrow }$calcium

### Pronunciation

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• Hyphenation: po‧tas‧si‧um

## Noun

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1. (uncountable) Potassium is a soft, silvery metal that is never found unbound in nature. It has a symbol K and an atomic number of 19 and atomic weight of 39.0983. The symbol is taken from the Latin kalium.
Potassium is a highly electronegative element.