(not in scientific use) hydrochloric acid.
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How to use muriatic acid in a sentence
The caller, who is not identified in the court documents, later spoke to police and said that Preston had asked him for “muriatic acid” and a “throw down vehicle”—which the person declined to provide.She Reported Child Sex Abuse to Police. Nine Days Later She Was Dead. | Dia Gill | December 17, 2021 | The Daily Beast
The use of muriatic acid in tinning the iron is not recommended.Elements of Plumbing | Samuel Dibble
Immersion in oxygenated muriatic acid, revests the fatigued parts, in being acted on by the stimulus.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
This is usually muriatic acid, of which use, say, one quart and into this drop small pieces of zinc.Practical Mechanics for Boys | J. S. Zerbe
Lime may be taken out of an injector by soaking it over night in a mixture of one part of muriatic acid and ten parts soft water.Farm Engines and How to Run Them | James H. Stephenson
Rub with muriatic acid diluted with water, care being taken that it is not too strong.Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians | William K. David
British Dictionary definitions for muriatic acid
a former name for hydrochloric acid
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Scientific definitions for muriatic acid
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