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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive.

Usage examples (33)
  • There's a stuff called sweet spirits of niter, which is, I think, used in kidney ailments.
  • Anthracite coal and niter heated in a crucible exploded when
  • Mrs.B. appears some better. took a doass Magnetia and spirit of niter. 18
  • Epsom salts, niter and alum have been obtained from the earth of the cave. for more
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