niter cake

noun

Definition of niter cake

: sodium bisulfate especially : a caked form obtained as a by-product in the original manufacture of nitric acid from sodium nitrate and sulfuric acid or in the manufacture of hydrochloric acid from common salt and sulfuric acid

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“Niter cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/niter%20cake. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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