potassium chlorate

noun
a white salt (KClO3) used in matches, fireworks, and explosives; also used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent
Hypernyms: ↑salt

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noun
: a crystalline salt KClO3 with a cooling saline taste that is made by electrolysis of potassium chloride or by reaction of potassium chloride with another chlorate (as sodium chlorate) and that is used chiefly as an oxidizing agent in matches, fireworks, and explosives

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Chem.
a white or colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, KClO3, used chiefly as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of explosives, fireworks, matches, bleaches, and disinfectants.
[1880-85]

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potassium chlorate noun
A soluble crystalline substance that is a powerful oxidizing agent and is used in manufacturing explosives, fireworks and matches
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Main Entry:potassium

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potassium chlorate,
a colorless, poisonous, crystalline substance used as an oxidizing agent in explosives and matches. Formula: KClO3

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