Associations to the word «Nitric»
NITRIC, adjective. Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitrogen.
NITRIC ACID, noun. (inorganic compound) A transparent, colourless to pale yellow, fuming corrosive liquid, HNO3; a highly reactive oxidizing agent used in the production of fertilizers, explosives, and rocket fuels and in a wide variety of industrial processes; once called aqua fortis.
NITRIC OXIDE, noun. (chemistry) the binary compound of nitrogen and oxygen NO; an unstable compound which rapidly oxidizes in the presence of air
NITRIC, adjective. Of or containing nitrogen; "nitric acid".
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