HyperDic: ammonium_nitrate

English > 1 sense of the expression ammonium nitrate:
NOUNsubstanceammonium nitrateused as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant
English > ammonium nitrate: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningUsed as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant.
BroadernitrateAny compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
Substance offertilizer, fertiliser, plant foodAny substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
nitrous oxide, laughing gasinhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery
Spanishnitrato de amonio
Catalannitrat d'amoni

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