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Definition of Gypsum


  1. A mineral consisting of the hydrous sulphate of lime (calcium). When calcined, it forms plaster of Paris. Selenite is a transparent, crystalline variety; alabaster, a fine, white, massive variety.

Gypsum Translations

gypsum in Afrikaans is gips
gypsum in Dutch is gips
gypsum in German is Gips
gypsum in Hungarian is gipsz
gypsum in Italian is gesso
gypsum in Norwegian is gips
gypsum in Swedish is gips