potassium chlorate
noun Date: 1869 a crystalline salt KClO3 that is used as an oxidizing agent in matches, fireworks, and explosives

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  • Potassium chlorate — Potassium Chlorate …   Wikipedia

  • potassium chlorate — n a crystalline salt KClO3 with a cooling saline taste that is used esp. in veterinary medicine as a mild astringent (as in the treatment of stomatitis) …   Medical dictionary

  • potassium chlorate — n. a colorless, crystalline salt, KClO3, a strong oxidizing agent used in medicine and in the manufacture of explosives, matches, etc …   English World dictionary

  • potassium chlorate — noun a white salt (KClO3) used in matches, fireworks, and explosives; also used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent • Hypernyms: ↑salt * * * noun : a crystalline salt KClO3 with a cooling saline taste that is made by electrolysis of potassium… …   Useful english dictionary

  • potassium chlorate — kalio chloratas statusas T sritis chemija formulė KClO₃ atitikmenys: angl. potassium chlorate rus. бертолетовая соль; калий хлорноватокислый; калия хлорат ryšiai: sinonimas – kalio trioksochloratas sinonimas – Bertoleto druska …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • potassium chlorate — Chem. a white or colorless, crystalline, water soluble, poisonous solid, KClO3, used chiefly as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of explosives, fireworks, matches, bleaches, and disinfectants. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • potassium chlorate — (KClO3)    Transparent, colorless crystals or white powder, used as a oxidizing agent, explosives, matches, percussion caps, and textile printing …   Forensic science glossary

  • potassium chlorate — potas′sium chlo′rate n. chem. a white or colorless, crystalline, water soluble, poisonous solid, KClO3, used chiefly as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of fireworks, matches, bleaches, and disinfectants …   From formal English to slang

  • Chlorate de potassium — Général Nom IUPAC Chlorate de potassium No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Potassium perchlorate — Potassium perchlorate …   Wikipedia

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