• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Muriate (Chem) 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n muriate Same as chlorid.
    • muriate To put into brine.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Muriate a salt composed of muriatic acid and a base
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Muriatic
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. muriaticusmuria, brine.


In literature:

Solution muriate of lime.
"The Little Gold Miners of the Sierras and Other Stories" by Various
I see that it contains muriatic acid.
"The Ape, the Idiot & Other People" by W. C. Morrow
Old putty can be softened by muriatic acid.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
This is usually muriatic acid, of which use, say, one quart and into this drop small pieces of zinc.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
A mixture of 350 pounds of 14 per cent acid phosphate and 50 pounds of muriate of potash is excellent for an acre of manured land.
"Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement" by Alva Agee
Ferri Muriat., three grs quinia, in a tablespoonful of glycerine and a little whisky.
"Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society" by Joseph Bradford Cox
Take three ounces of raspberry syrup and fifteen drops of muriatic acid.
"Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms" by Charles Munde
They have been procured, however, by the action of muriatic acid on sugar.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson
Take extract of liquorice, one ounce, powdered; nitrate of potash (saltpetre) and muriate of ammonia, of each two drams.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
Muriatic acid is the most effectual remedy for cleaning glass so used.
"Notes and Queries, Number 183, April 30, 1853" by Various

In news:

The amount of potash needed to correct the deficiency in some of these fields could be as high as 200 pounds of muriate per acre, a sizeable investment.
Muriate of potash information products from ICIS.
Muriatic Acid Sees Hefty Price Hike.
Chemical suppliers have raised the price of muriatic acid by 15- to 20 percent, prompting companies throughout the industry to adjust their own prices to compensate.
Muriate of potash information products from ICIS.
Products Finishing, David S. How can we clean the rust off of unpainted cold- rolled steel parts slated for electrocoating that underwent an atmospheric corrosion attack from an accidental release of muriatic acid vapors in our plant.
Come with us as we show you how to modify and seal an old gas tank, including the proper way of cleaning it out using Metal Wash and muriatic acid.