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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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Celery contains naturally occurring nitrate and its extracted powder or juice can be found in some processed meats (think lunch meat and hotdogs) in place of the more traditionally used compound, sodium nitrate. Nitrates help prevent microbial growth, maintain color, and affect taste.
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Parameters Sodium nitrite LOD (ng x [ml.sup.-1]) 0.0006 LOQ (ng x [ml.sup.-1]) 0.002 Correlation coefficient 0.9997 Linearity range ([micro]g x [ml.sup.-1]) 1.86 x [10.sup.-6]-7.5 Parameters Sodium nitrate LOD (ng x [ml.sup.-1]) 27.4 LOQ (ng x [ml.sup.-1]) 91.4 Correlation coefficient 0.9996 Linearity range ([micro]g x [ml.sup.-1]) 0.09-5.0 LOD = limit of detection; LOQ = limit of quantification.
Sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 170-195, sodium silicate (50 kg) Rs 1,100-1,500, sodium nitrate (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,350, sodium nitrite (50 kg) Rs 2,500-2,700, sodium bio-carbonate-tata (50 kg) Rs 1,425, stable bleaching powder-chambal (25 kg) Rs 380, tartaric acid-France (1 kg) Rs 480, thymol (1 kg) Rs 410, titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 190-280, oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kg Rs 2,650-2,750 and zinc oxide (Kg) 160-200.
If you pick up something and see "potassium nitrate" or "sodium nitrate" on the label, set it back down.