Nitrate of silver
Nitrate Ni"trate, n. [Cf. F. nitrate.] (Chem.) A salt of nitric acid. [1913 Webster]

{Nitrate of silver}, a white crystalline salt ({AgNO3}), used in photography and as a cauterizing agent; -- called also {lunar caustic}, and more commonly called {silver nitrate}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • silver nitrate — Nitrate Ni trate, n. [Cf. F. nitrate.] (Chem.) A salt of nitric acid. [1913 Webster] {Nitrate of silver}, a white crystalline salt ({AgNO3}), used in photography and as a cauterizing agent; called also {lunar caustic}, and more commonly called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitrate — Ni trate, n. [Cf. F. nitrate.] (Chem.) A salt of nitric acid. [1913 Webster] {Nitrate of silver}, a white crystalline salt ({AgNO3}), used in photography and as a cauterizing agent; called also {lunar caustic}, and more commonly called {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Silver glance — Silver Sil ver (s[i^]l v[ e]r), n. [OE. silver, selver, seolver, AS. seolfor, siolfur, siolufr, silofr, sylofr; akin to OS. silubar, OFries. selover, D. zilver, LG. sulver, OHG. silabar, silbar, G. silber, Icel. silfr, Sw. silfver, Dan. s[ o]lv,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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