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muriate

[myoo r-ee-eyt, -it] /ˈmyʊər iˌeɪt, -ɪt/
noun
1.
(not in scientific use) any chloride, especially potassium chloride, KCl, used as a fertilizer.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; back formation from muriatic
Related forms
submuriate, noun
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Examples for muriate
  • These three operations produce only muriate of potash.
  • Because all four companies produce standard and granular muriate of potash, prices for those products can be reported.
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muriate

/ˈmjʊərɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/
noun
1.
an obsolete name for a chloride
Word Origin
C18: back formation from muriatic; see muriatic acid
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