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English definition of “sodium nitrate”

sodium nitrate

noun [U]     specialized
a chemical compound used to make explosives , fireworks , and fertilizers , and as a preservative for meat Specific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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