nitrate of soda

nitrate of soda
Date: 1841 sodium nitrate used as a fertilizer

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  • nitrate of soda — noun sodium nitrate …   Wiktionary

  • nitrate of soda — sodium nitrate (NaNO3) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • nitrate of soda — sodium nitrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitrate of soda — A mineral. 36 Am J1st Min & M § 5 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • soda — noun Etymology: Italian, from Arabic suwwād, any of several saltworts from the ashes of which sodium carbonate is obtained Date: 1558 1. a. sodium carbonate b. sodium bicarbonate c. sodium often used in combination < soda feldspar > < nitrate of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • soda — noun 1》 (also soda water) carbonated water (originally made with sodium bicarbonate).     ↘chiefly N. Amer. a sweet carbonated drink. 2》 sodium carbonate.     ↘sodium in chemical combination: nitrate of soda. Origin ME: from med. L., from Arab.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • soda niter — noun (NaNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive • Syn: ↑sodium nitrate • Hypernyms: ↑nitrate • Substance Holonyms: ↑fertilizer, ↑fertiliser, ↑plant food * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitrate and iodate minerals —       small group of naturally occurring inorganic compounds that are practically confined to the Atacama Desert of northern Chile; the principal locality is Antofagasta. These minerals occur under the loose soil as beds of grayish caliche… …   Universalium

  • soda niter — Nitratine Ni tra*tine, n. (Min.) A mineral occurring in transparent crystals, usually of a white, sometimes of a reddish gray, or lemon yellow, color; native sodium nitrate. It is used in making nitric acid and for manure. Called also {soda… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soda niter — a white or transparent mineral, sodium nitrate, NaNO3, used chiefly as a fertilizer and in the manufacture of sulfuric and nitric acids and potassium nitrate. Also called Chile saltpeter, nitratine. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

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