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synonyms for saltpeter

  • vinegar
  • alcohol
  • chemical
  • formaldehyde
  • salt
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How to use saltpeter in a sentence

If the Union can not be preserved without saltpeter, then let enough of this article be employed to secure the result.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
They found a place where saltpeter was very thinly and erratically distributed.
SPACE PRISONTOM GODWIN
He gave enormous doses of powerful drugs—sixty grains of gamboge, and from two to three ounces of saltpeter in a single day.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
Since smoked and cured meats are used in making potted meats, saltpeter is quite frequently found in the latter.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
Saltpeter was needed for her guns, alkali for her industries, and the chemist was called upon for help.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, APRIL 1900VARIOUS
I find that this dust is strongly impregnated with niter; from niter we obtain saltpeter and from saltpeter we make gunpowder.
THE YOUNG TRAILERSJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
This solution they boiled down and the residuum was saltpeter or gunpowder, without which no settlement in Kentucky could exist.
THE YOUNG TRAILERSJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
In a similar manner, if yet not so intensely, operated saltpeter and coffeine, as also urea and pilocarpine.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 586, MARCH 26, 1887VARIOUS
The saltpeter caves along the White River can furnish sufficient saltpeter for the entire Southwest.
CAMP-FIRE AND COTTON-FIELDTHOMAS W. KNOX
Yet in a way it was like mixing nitro-glycerin with olive oil, or dynamite and saltpeter with milk and honey.
THE COUNTRY BEYONDJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO SALTPETER

  • alcohol
  • chemical
  • formaldehyde
  • salt
  • saltpeter
  • vinegar
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