calcium nitrate

noun

Definition of calcium nitrate

: a colorless crystalline deliquescent salt Ca(NO3)2 occurring often in natural waters and soil and as the mineral nitrocalcite, made by reaction of nitric acid or nitrogen oxides with lime or calcium carbonate, and used as a fertilizer

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“Calcium nitrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calcium%20nitrate. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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