the form of potassium nitrate, KNO 3 , that occurs naturally, used in the manufacture of fireworks, fluxes, gunpowder, etc.; niter.
another name for potassium nitrate
short for Chile saltpetre
See potassium nitrate.
noun 1. a pit where salt is obtained.
noun 1. pork cured with salt, especially the fat pork taken from the back, sides, and belly. noun 1. pork, esp the fat pork taken from the back, sides, and belly, that has been cured with salt
- Salt-rising bread
[sawlt-rahy-zing] /ˈsɔltˌraɪ zɪŋ/ noun 1. a kind of bread leavened with a fermented mixture of salted milk, cornmeal, flour, sugar, and soda.
noun 1. a river flowing W from E Arizona to the Gila River near Phoenix: Roosevelt Dam. 200 miles (322 km) long.