muriatic acid

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mu·ri·at·ic acid

[Latin muriāticus, pickled, from muria, pickle brine.]
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muriatic acid

(Elements & Compounds) a former name for hydrochloric acid
[C17: from Latin muriāticus pickled, from muria brine]
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hy′dro•chlo′ric ac′id

(ˌhaɪ drəˈklɔr ɪk, -ˈkloʊr-)
a colorless corrosive fuming liquid, HCl, used in petrochemical and industrial processes.
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Noun1.muriatic acid - a former name for hydrochloric acid
chlorohydric acid, hydrochloric acid - an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride; a strongly corrosive acid
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