Definition of Muriate

1. n. A salt of muriatic hydrochloric acid; a chloride; as, muriate of ammonia.



Definition of Muriate

1. Noun. (obsolete inorganic chemistry) chloride ¹

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Definition of Muriate

1. chloride [n -S] - See also: chloride

Medical Definition of Muriate

1. A salt of muriatic hydrochloric acid; a chloride; as, muriate of ammonia. This term, as also the word muriatic, was formerly applied to the chlorides before their true composition was understood, and while they were erroneously supposed to be compounds of an acid with an oxide. Muriate and muriatic are still occasionally used as commercial terms, but are obsolete in scientific language. See: Muriatic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muriate

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murenoid
mures
murex
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murexoin
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muriate (current term)
muriate of soda
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muricoid
muriculate

Literary usage of Muriate

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1. The Elements of Experimental Chemistry by William Henry, Robert Hare (1823)
"Preparation and Composition of muriate of Ammonia.— I. p. 349. The common sal ammoniac of the shops is prepared by a circuitous process from an impure ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"For the purpose of the manufacturer of muriate these are assorted into a raw ... The decanted lye deposits on cooling and standing a 70 per cent, muriate of ..."

3. Experimental Agriculture: Being the Results of Past, and Suggestions for by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1849)
"muriate of ammonia, 2 cwt. 72 ... 48^ ... 38 In all these cases also the increase was large, and especially so in the sown grasses. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry by Andrew Ure (1828)
"If sulphate of soda be present, no earthy nitrate or muriate can exist. ... If muriate of iron be also present, which is a very rare case, ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1828)
"The most usual method is to decompose sulphate of ammonia by the muriate either of ... Double decomposition ensues, giving rise in both cases to muriate of ..."

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