Oxymuriatic acid
Oxymuriatic Ox`y*mu`ri*at"ic, a. [Oxy (a) + muriatic: cf. F. oxymuriatique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, oxygen and muriatic acid, that is, hydrochloric acid. [Archaic.] [1913 Webster]

{Oxymuriatic acid}, chlorine, formerly so called on the supposition that it was a compound of oxygen and muriatic acid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Oxymuriatic — Ox y*mu ri*at ic, a. [Oxy (a) + muriatic: cf. F. oxymuriatique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, oxygen and muriatic acid, that is, hydrochloric acid. [Archaic.] [1913 Webster] {Oxymuriatic acid}, chlorine, formerly so called on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxymuriatic — |äksē+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary oxy (II) + muriatic : relating to or consisting of oxidized hydrochloric acid chlorine was called oxymuriatic acid before it was known to be an element …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Oxymuriate — Ox y*mu ri*ate, n. (Old Chem.) A salt of the supposed oxymuriatic acid; a chloride. [1913 Webster] {Oxymuriate of lime}, chloride of lime. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxymuriate of lime — Oxymuriate Ox y*mu ri*ate, n. (Old Chem.) A salt of the supposed oxymuriatic acid; a chloride. [1913 Webster] {Oxymuriate of lime}, chloride of lime. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxymuriate — |äksē+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary oxy (II) + muriate : a salt of oxymuriatic acid : chloride oxymuriate of tin : chlorate oxymuriate of potash …   Useful english dictionary

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