sodium nitrate


sodium nitrate

noun

Definition of SODIUM NITRATE

:  a deliquescent crystalline salt NaNO3 used as a fertilizer and an oxidizing agent and in curing meat

First Known Use of SODIUM NITRATE

1869

sodium nitrate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SODIUM NITRATE

: a deliquescent crystalline salt NaNO3 used as a fertilizer and an oxidizing agent and in curing meat—called also saltpeter; see chile saltpeter

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