noun. (KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive.
- potassium nitrate
Example sentences of the word niter
These chemicals range from a common batch material like soda ash, to borax and niter.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Sodium nitrate is a colorless, odorless, crystalline compound, sometimes referred to as soda niter, nitrate of soda or Chile saltpeter.