muriatic acid

noun
(not in scientific use) hydrochloric acid.

Origin:
1780–90

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muriatic acid (ˌmjʊərɪˈætɪk)
 
n
a former name for hydrochloric acid
 
[C17: from Latin muriāticus pickled, from muria brine]

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muriatic acid   (myr'ē-āt'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
See hydrochloric acid.
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Example sentences
Muriatic acid and caustic soda are used for pH neutralization.
Hydrochloric acid which you can find in a hardware store as muriatic acid would also work.
Diffusers can be cleaned by pouring muriatic acid into the airlines and turning on the compressor.
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