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- n. Colorless crystals, Ca(NO3)2·4H2O, used in explosives.
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- n. A colourless salt that absorbs moisture from the air and mainly used as a component in fertilizer.
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- n. a deliquescent salt that is soluble in water; sometimes used as a source of nitrogen in fertilizers
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