muriatic acid

noun
mu·​ri·​at·​ic acid | \ ˌmyu̇r-ē-ˈa-tik- How to pronounce muriatic acid (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web An employee was burned on his hands and face during a railcar loading accident in which 27 pounds of hydrochloric acid were released into the air and 4,000 pounds of muriatic acid were released into the ground. Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com, 3 Jan. 2021 Police recovered muriatic acid, four bottles of Kleen-Out sulfuric acid and two bottles of lye from Blackwell's residence near South 13th Street and West Edgerton Avenue. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Nov. 2020 Brock grabbed two plastic jugs of muriatic acid, a cleaning agent, and began circling the pool, shaking the liquid into it. Reginald Dwayne Betts Kiese Makeba Laymon Carina Del Valle Schorske Dessa Irina Aleksander Sam Dolnick Mark Binelli Maggie Jones Rob Hoerburger Jamie Lauren Keiles Devin Gordon Jazmine Hughes Jenna Wortham Jade Chang Taffy Brodesser-akner Kaitlyn Greenidge Rowan Ricardo Phillips Michael Paterniti Wesley Morris Ismail Muhammad Anthony Giardina, New York Times, 23 Dec. 2020 Police recovered muriatic acid, four bottles of Kleen-Out sulfuric acid and two bottles of lye from Blackwell's residence near South 13th Street and West Edgerton Avenue. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Nov. 2020 Police recovered muriatic acid, four bottles of Kleen-Out sulfuric acid and two bottles of lye from Blackwell's residence near South 13th Street and West Edgerton Avenue. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Nov. 2020 Police recovered muriatic acid, four bottles of Kleen-Out sulfuric acid and two bottles of lye from Blackwell's residence near South 13th Street and West Edgerton Avenue. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Nov. 2020 Police recovered muriatic acid, four bottles of Kleen-Out sulfuric acid and two bottles of lye from Blackwell's residence near South 13th Street and West Edgerton Avenue. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Nov. 2020 Fidler said American Standard also recommends muriatic acid to remove mineral stains and deposits from toilets and suggested looking for it in a store that sells swimming pool supplies. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 6 July 2020

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First Known Use of muriatic acid

1755, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for muriatic acid

French muriatique, from Latin muriaticus pickled in brine, from muria brine

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“Muriatic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muriatic%20acid. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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muriatic acid

noun
mu·​ri·​at·​ic acid | \ ˌmyu̇r-ē-ˌat-ik- How to pronounce muriatic acid (audio) \

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