Definition of Calcium nitrate

1. Noun. A deliquescent salt that is soluble in water; sometimes used as a source of nitrogen in fertilizers.

Generic synonyms: Nitrate

Definition of Calcium nitrate

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) A colourless salt that absorbs moisture from the air and mainly used as a component in fertilizer. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcium Nitrate

calcium iodobehenate
calcium ion
calcium ipodate
calcium isotopes
calcium lactate
calcium lactophosphate
calcium leucovorin
calcium levulinate
calcium light
calcium magnesium-atpase
calcium magnesium dependent endodeoxyribonuclease
calcium mandelate
calcium metabolism
calcium metabolism disorders
calcium monohydrogen phosphate
calcium nitrate (current term)
calcium octadecanoate
calcium oxalate
calcium oxide
calcium pantothenate
calcium phosphate
calcium phosphates
calcium propionate
calcium pump
calcium pyrophosphate
calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease
calcium radioisotopes
calcium rigor
calcium saccharate

Literary usage of Calcium nitrate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Freezing-point Lowering, Conductivity, and Viscosity of Solutions of by Harry Clary Jones (1913)
"+.6 0 Gram Molecules of Salt per Liter of Solution -.5 calcium nitrate AND MAGNESIUM NITRATE. The values of M for each salt in the mixture and in separate ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1895)
"In an experiment made with potassium nitrate and calcium nitrate, ... Suppose half of the calcium nitrate to be dissociated, it would follow that one-third ..."

3. Manures and Fertilizers: A Text-book for College Students and a Work of by Homer Jay Wheeler (1913)
"Extent of the output of calcium nitrate. — In the first three months of 1908 the output of the Norwegian Hydro-electric Nitrogen Works of Christiana was ..."

4. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1908)
"... bromide and sodium bromide; calcium nitrate and magnesium nitrate; magnesium nitrate and strontium nitrate; and calcium nitrate and calcium chloride. ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"It was therefore concluded that two forms of the tetrahydrate of calcium nitrate exist, the unstable form isomorphous with the tetrahydrate of cadmium ..."

6. Conductivity and Viscosity in Mixed Solvents: A Study of the Conductivity by Harry Clary Jones, Charles Fowler Lindsay, Charles Geiger Carroll, Harry Preston Bassett, Eugene Cook Bingham, Charles August Rouiller, William Reed Veazey (1907)
"This treatment caused no perceptible decomposition. All the original solutions were made by direct weighing. TABLE 26. — Conductivity of calcium nitrate. ..."

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