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Niter, or nitre ("chiefly British variant"), is the mineral form of potassium nitrate, KNO3, also known as saltpeter or saltpetre. Historically, the term "niter" was not ...

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It consumes very slowly in the fire, and deflagrates like plumbago with nitre. Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4) James Hutton. What reagents are used to ...

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Nitre Definition and meaning from Bible Dictionary. NITRE ni'-ter (nether; nitron): Nitre as used in the King James Version does not correspond to the present ...

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Etymology[edit]. French nitre, Latin nitrum native soda, natron. Pronunciation[edit] . Rhymes: -aɪtə(ɹ). Noun[edit]. nitre (countable and uncountable, plural nitres).

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(Elements & Compounds) another name for potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate. [ C14: via Old French from Latin nitrum, from Greek nitron natron]. Collins English ...

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Mention of this substance is made in Pr 25:20 --"and as vinegar upon nitre"--and in Jer 2:26 The article denoted is not that which we now understand by the term ...

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(KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive.

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ni•tre USA pronunciation n. [Chiefly Brit.] niter. Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers:: nitre, US niter /ˈnaɪtə/ n. another name for ...

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Nitre is a mineral resource obtained by mining smooth Boulders, which will drop at least one...

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ni'-ter (nether; nitron): Nitre as used in the King James Version does not correspond to the present use of that term. Nitre or niter is now applied to sodium or ...

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Define nitre: ... Learn More about nitre. Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about nitre. Seen and Heard. What made you want to look up nitre? Please tell us  ...

Nitre - Online Etymology Dictionary


1400, "native sodium carbonate," from Old French nitre (13c.), from Latin nitrum, from Greek nitron, which is possibly of Eastern origin (compare Hebrew nether ...