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salt•pe•ter



Pronunciation: (sôlt"pē'tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/saltpeter.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. the form of potassium nitrate, KNO3, that occurs naturally, used in the manufacture of fireworks, fluxes, gunpowder, etc.; niter.
2. See Chile saltpeter. Also,salt"pe'tre.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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