muriatic acid

noun
mu·​ri·​at·​ic acid | \ˌmyu̇r-ē-ˈa-tik- \

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Use sodium bicarbonate to increase alkalinity, muriatic acid to decrease it. Danielle Beurteaux, Popular Mechanics, "How to Get Your Swimming Pool Ready for Summer," 18 May 2018 Use soda ash to increase pH; muriatic acid or sodium bisulfate to decrease. Danielle Beurteaux, Popular Mechanics, "How to Get Your Swimming Pool Ready for Summer," 18 May 2018

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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

noun
mu·​ri·​at·​ic acid | \ˌmyu̇r-ē-ˌat-ik- \

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