calcium nit-rate

calcium nitrate

a white, deliquescent solid, Ca(NO 3 ) 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers, fireworks, matches, and explosives.
Also called Norwegian saltpeter. Unabridged
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calcium nitrate

a deliquescent salt that is soluble in water; sometimes used as a source of nitrogen in fertilizers 
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