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[myoo r-ee-at-ik]
  1. (not in scientific use) of or derived from muriatic acid.
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Origin of muriatic

1665–75; < Latin muriāticus pickled, lying in brine, equivalent to muri(a) brine + -āticus; see -ate1, -ic
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Historical Examples

  • They have been procured, however, by the action of muriatic acid on sugar.

    Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel

    Samuel William Johnson

  • The use of muriatic acid in tinning the iron is not recommended.

  • The powder which originally resisted the muriatic acid, is silica.

  • He began thus: Indications of the decomposition of muriatic acid.

  • You'd better boil him in muriatic acid and bury him for three weeks!

    Sube Cane

    Edward Bellamy Partridge

muriatic in Medicine


  1. Relating to brine.
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