What does calcium nitrate mean?

calcium nitrate meaning in General Dictionary

a deliquescent sodium that is soluble in liquid; occasionally made use of as a source of nitrogen in fertilizers

Sentence Examples with the word calcium nitrate

It was found advantageous not to work for acid but for a basic calcium nitrate (normal calcium nitrate being very deliquescent); for this purpose the acid is treated with the requisite amount of milk of lime.

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