potassium nitrate

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po·tas·si·um ni·trate

sometimes used as a diuretic and diaphoretic; formerly it was included in asthmatic powders containing stramonium leaves.
Synonym(s): niter, saltpeter
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Group B (n = 15) Application of gel containing 5% Potassium Nitrate was performed on the surface of the teeth and left for 3 minutes , the surface was then washed and laser irradiation was performed in a single session, using a wavelength of 940 nm, at an output power of 0.8 to 1.0 Watt for 60 to 150 seconds (the laser was used as a placebo, although it was placed and used in a similar fashion, it was not activated).Indications for application of Nitrate gel twist a day for 14 days were given.
Geographical segmentation and analysis of the potassium nitrate market
I sprayed Ethrel and potassium nitrate on alternate tree branches," he said, adding that he was surprised when nodes started appearing a week later on the branches he sprayed with potassium nitrate.
"They searched the Internet using social media networks and found a way using potassium nitrate, found in sheep fertiliser and gunpowder.
Compared with the control group, the group of patients who used the dentifrice containing potassium nitrate showed a statistically significant reduction in tooth sensitivity during the first week after the first bleaching session.
The ingredient that produces this effect is potassium nitrate. (15) According to the FDA, for potassium nitrate toothpaste to claim to be desensitizing it must contain 5% of the ingredient.
Prosecutor Paul Kearney said Peach had bought 1kg bags of explosives - potassium nitrate and aluminium and sulphur powders - online.
Among the components found were bags of potassium nitrate, sulphur, saltpetre, pressure cookers and headlight bulbs, "all products or instruments useful in the making of what we call improvised explosives," Molins said.
Mavi (2004) evaluated the effects of osmo-priming (using solution of potassium nitrate for 6 days at 24[degrees]C) and hydropriming (using distilled water with temperature of 30[degrees]C for 18 days) on watermelon germination under 3 different temperatures of 15, 25, and 38[degrees]C, coming to conclusion that no significant impact of osmopriming and hydro-priming would be found between 25 and 38[degrees]C on seed germination.
He appeared at Woolwich Crown Court last week, charged with possessing gunpowder, potassium nitrate, charcoal, sulphur, and an improvised pipe bomb, made of copper tubing and tape.
He was also charged with possession of explosive substances - potassium nitrate, charcoal and sulphur - on October 21 "under such circumstances as to give rise to a reasonable suspicion that you did not have it in your possession or under your control for a lawful object".