soda niter


noun

a white or transparent mineral, sodium nitrate, NaNO3, used chiefly as a fertilizer and in the manufacture of sulfuric and nitric acids and potassium nitrate.

Nearby words

  1. soda cracker,
  2. soda fountain,
  3. soda jerk,
  4. soda lake,
  5. soda lime,
  6. soda nitre,
  7. soda pop,
  8. soda siphon,
  9. soda water,
  10. soda-lime feldspar

Origin of soda niter

First recorded in 1895–1900


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