Definition of Saltpetres

1. saltpetre [n] - See also: saltpetre



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltpetres

saltness
saltnesses
salto
salto mortale
saltoed
saltoing
saltopus
saltopuses
saltos
saltpan
saltpans
saltpeter
saltpeter paper
saltpeters
saltpetre
saltpetres (current term)
saltpetrous
saltproof
salts
saltshaker
saltshakers
saltus
saltuses
saltweed
saltweeds
saltwork
saltworks

Literary usage of Saltpetres

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

1. Economic Mining: A Practical Handbook for the Miner, the Metallurgist and by Charles George Warnford Lock (1895)
"... saltpetres. Two saline minerals of great utility and limited distribution are commonly known by the one name of saltpetre, though they differ ..."

2. Economic Mining: A Practical Handbook for the Miner, the Metallurgist and by Charles George Warnford Lock (1895)
"... saltpetres. Two saline minerals of great utility and limited distribution are commonly ... saltpetres."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1904)
"... and manufacturers was drawn to the never negligible, and sometimes high, proportion of perchlorate (rarely iodate) present in saltpetres from Chili. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"Mr. H. Beckurts finds that nearly all the commercial saltpetres contain small ... Seven samples, representing soda and potassa saltpetres from prominent ..."

5. Chemistry Applied to Arts and Manufactures by Jean-Antoine-Claude Chaptal (1807)
"... uses that it is called aqua-fortis for the hatters, and aqua-fortis for dissolving the metals. The common saltpetres, the mother-waters, •nd the thick ..."

6. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... is for burning " the saltpetres of the Arsenal," had not a woman run screaming; had not a Patriot, with some tincture of Natural Philosophy, ..."

7. Economic Mining: A Practical Handbook for the Miner, the Metallurgist and by Charles George Warnford Lock (1895)
"... saltpetres. Two saline minerals of great utility and limited distribution are commonly known by the one name of saltpetre, though they differ ..."

8. Economic Mining: A Practical Handbook for the Miner, the Metallurgist and by Charles George Warnford Lock (1895)
"... saltpetres. Two saline minerals of great utility and limited distribution are commonly ... saltpetres."

9. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1904)
"... and manufacturers was drawn to the never negligible, and sometimes high, proportion of perchlorate (rarely iodate) present in saltpetres from Chili. ..."

10. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"Mr. H. Beckurts finds that nearly all the commercial saltpetres contain small ... Seven samples, representing soda and potassa saltpetres from prominent ..."

11. Chemistry Applied to Arts and Manufactures by Jean-Antoine-Claude Chaptal (1807)
"... uses that it is called aqua-fortis for the hatters, and aqua-fortis for dissolving the metals. The common saltpetres, the mother-waters, •nd the thick ..."

12. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... is for burning " the saltpetres of the Arsenal," had not a woman run screaming; had not a Patriot, with some tincture of Natural Philosophy, ..."

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