strontium nitrate

noun

Definition of strontium nitrate

: a salt Sr(NO3)2 that crystallizes from hot strong solutions in anhydrous form and from cold solutions as the tetrahydrate and that is used chiefly in fireworks, flares, and tracer bullets

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“Strontium nitrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strontium%20nitrate. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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