Definition of Muriatic acid

1. Noun. A former name for hydrochloric acid.




Definition of Muriatic acid

1. Noun. (obsolete inorganic compound) Hydrochloric acid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Muriatic acid

1. Hydrochloric acid. Solutions of hydrogen chloride gas in water. It is a highly corrosive, strong mineral acid commonly used as a laboratory reagent. It is present endogenously as the acid component of gastric juice (hydrochloric acid, gastric see gastric acid). Chemical name: Hydrochloric acid (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muriatic Acid

murexan
murexes
murexide
murexides
murexoin
murgeon
murgeoned
murgeons
murgh
muri
muriate
muriate of soda
muriated
muriates
muriatic
muriatic acid (current term)
muriaticum
muriatiferous
muricate
muricated
murices
muricidal
muricide
muricoid
muriculate
murid
muridae
muride
murids
muriform

Literary usage of Muriatic acid

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1. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"In Mr. Davy's former attempts to obtain the base of muriatic acid by potassium, ... In Dr. Henry's endeavours by electricity to decompose the muriatic acid, ..."

2. The Collected Works of Sir Humphry Davy by Humphry Davy, John Davy (1840)
"IF strong nitrous acid, saturated with nitrous gas, be mixed with a saturated solution of muriatic acid gas, no other effect is produced than might be ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1842)
"muriatic acid contained in Narcotic Plants.—Mr. BATTLEY haa directed attention to the large quantity of muriatic acid contained in those plants from which ..."

4. System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry by Friedrich Christian Accum, Thomas Cooper (1814)
"muriatic acid gas may be obtained by decomposing muriate of soda by means of ... A violent action takes place, and muriatic acid gas becomes liberated, ..."

5. The Elements of Experimental Chemistry by William Henry, Robert Hare (1819)
"Oxy-muriatic acid, he now considers as a simple or unde- compounded substance; and muriatic acid, as a compound of that simple substance with hydrogen. ..."

6. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1888)
"Arsenic, muriatic acid, zinc, 42, »47. Arsenic, muriatic and nitric acid, zinc, ... Cyanide of potassium ami muriatic acid, »82. Cyanide of potassium and ..."

7. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1815)
"muriatic acid is, like the other acids, 3 compound of some base (hitherto unknown) and oxygen; it has never been obtained in a separate state, ..."

8. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"During this process of drying the coating of muriatic acid prevented the approach of decomposition. Meat and fish thus prepared remained perfectly sweet for ..."

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