from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A poisonous white or colorless solid, KClO3, used as an oxidizing agent, a bleach, and a disinfectant and in making explosives, matches, and fireworks.
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- noun a white salt (KClO3) used in matches, fireworks, and explosives; also used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent
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