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potassium chlorate

noun

Definition of POTASSIUM CHLORATE

:  a crystalline salt KClO3 that is used as an oxidizing agent in matches, fireworks, and explosives
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First Known Use of POTASSIUM CHLORATE

1869
Medical Dictionary

potassium chlorate

noun

Medical Definition of POTASSIUM CHLORATE

:  a crystalline salt KClO3 with a cooling saline taste that is used especially in veterinary medicine as a mild astringent (as in the treatment of stomatitis)

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