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sodium nitrate

n.
A white crystalline compound, NaNO3, used in solid rocket propellants, in the manufacture of nitric acid, explosives, and glass and pottery enamel, and as fertilizer. Also called caliche, Chile saltpeter, soda niter.

sodium nitrate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline soluble solid compound occurring naturally as Chile saltpetre and caliche and used in matches, explosives, and rocket propellants, as a fertilizer, and as a curing salt for preserving food such as bacon, ham, and cheese (E251). Formula: NaNO3

so′dium ni′trate



n.
a crystalline, water-soluble compound, NaNO3, that occurs naturally as soda niter: used in fertilizers, explosives, and glass, and as a color fixative in processed meats.
[1880–85]

sodium nitrate

A poisonous, white, crystalline compound, NaNO3, used in solid rocket propellants, as a fertilizer, and in curing meat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodium nitrate - (NaNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
fertiliser, fertilizer, plant food - any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
nitrate - any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
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The preservative, sodium nitrate, is much deadlier to pigs than other animals or humans.
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In the Mail Call of the September/October 2016 issue of Grit, Linda Smethers of Granite Falls, North Carolina, wanted a recipe for bacon made without sodium nitrate or curing salt.
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The Hopewell Precision Superfund site takes its name from the company that dumped waste solvents, paints and sodium nitrate directly on the ground, in what the EPA has called "sloppy, past practices.
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Different nitrogen sources were added into Czapek's (dox) broth on the basis of their molecular weights, so as to provide an equivalent amount of nitrogen as sodium nitrate in the basal medium.
Instead of adding sodium nitrate, celery powder (naturally rich in nitrates) is typically used.
Sodium nitrate is a crystalline salt used to make fertilizers and gunpowder.