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Definition of "muriate" [mu•ri•ate]

  • Chloride (noun)

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Use "muriate" in a sentence
  • "The compound of sodium and chlorine has been called muriate of soda, in the French nomenclsf ture; for it was falsely supposed to be composed of muriatic acid gas, and soda; and it is a curious circumstance, that the progressof discovery should have shewn tliat it is a less compounded body than hydrate of soda, which six years ago was considered as a simple sub - stance, and one of its elements."
  • "But there are some substances, such as muriate of soda, gypsum, phosphate, and other compounds of lime, which may be advantageously applied."
  • "The difficulty of preserving fish, however, is considerable; and he suggests the use of potash salts, such as muriate of potash, or lime for this purpose."