from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trade-name of a substance which gives a rod color with potassium nitrate. It is used to develop meteorological records traced with potassium-nitrate solution by automatic instruments, at temperatures below the freezing-point of ink.
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"Fireaters", eyes lost in the horizon of the cheap drugs, tonsol, thinner inhaling, or high graduation alcohol, mixed in soft drink bottles.