chlorate chlorate  /ˈklɔ reɪt/


  • (n) any salt of chloric acid


  1. For dynamite he began mixing potassium chlorate and powdered sulphur but pressed too hard on a lump in the chlorate.
  2. It consisted of a wooden splint, one quarter inch in width, dipped in a mixture of sulphide of antimony, chlorate of potash, gum and starch.



  • "Largely, the new conditions duplicate matters that were already attended to by the Tasmanian parliament," Mr Lennon told ABC TV last night. "He's almost doubled the maximum allowable limit on a monthly average for (chlorate)."...
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Paul Lennon Source:

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