niter

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnaɪtəʳ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(nītər)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ni•ter  (nītər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. ChemistrySee  potassium nitrate. 
  2. ChemistrySee  sodium nitrate. 
Also,[esp. Brit.,] nitre. 
  • Greek nítron natron
  • Latin nitrum
  • late Middle English nitre 1375–1425

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