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muriatic

[myoo r-ee-at-ik] /ˌmyʊər iˈæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
(not in scientific use) of or derived from muriatic acid.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; < Latin muriāticus pickled, lying in brine, equivalent to muri(a) brine + -āticus; see -ate1, -ic
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  • Hydrochloric acid which you can find in a hardware store as muriatic acid would also work.
  • Flush system completely with water and test to see that traces of muriatic acid have been removed.
  • Diffusers can be cleaned by pouring muriatic acid into the airlines and turning on the compressor.
  • Impure grades of sulfuric acid, often called muriatic acid, are brownish in color.
  • Further, anhydrous ammonia and muriatic acid are chemicals used in methamphetamine manufacture.
muriatic in Medicine

muriatic mu·ri·at·ic (myur'ē-āt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to brine.

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