Origin of niter
Examples from the Web for niter
Thus the niter production, in the course of a year, was brought up to something like half of the total consumption.The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Jefferson Davis
Niter mixed with common salt, placed upon burning charcoal, and water added, produce a stronger explosion than salt alone.
This process has been made possible by the discovery of the Chili niter beds and the potassium chloride of the Stassfurt deposits.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
Added to this the sickening acrid smell of niter explosives filled the atmosphere.The Cruise of the Dry Dock|T. S. Stribling
The British blockade had made the importation of niter from overseas impossible.The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner