a colorless or yellowish, fuming, suffocating, caustic, corrosive, water-soluble liquid, HNO 3 , having powerful oxidizing properties, usually obtained from ammonia or from Chile saltpeter: used chiefly in the manufacture of explosives and fertilizers and in organic synthesis.
a colourless or yellowish fuming corrosive liquid usually used in aqueous solution. It is an oxidizing agent and a strong monobasic acid: important in the manufacture of fertilizers, explosives, and many other chemicals. Formula: HNO3 Former name aqua fortis
nitric acid ni·tric acid (nī’trĭk)
A transparent, colorless to yellowish, fuming corrosive liquid that is a highly reactive oxidizing agent.
A clear, colorless to yellow liquid that is very corrosive and can dissolve most metals. It is used to make fertilizers, explosives, dyes, and rocket fuels. Chemical formula: HNO3.
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[niks] /nɪks/ Slang. noun 1. . adverb 2. 1 (def 1). interjection 3. (used as an exclamation, especially of warning): Nix, the cops! verb (used with object) 4. to veto; refuse to agree to; prohibit: to nix the project. /nɪks/ sentence substitute 1. another word for no1 (sense 1) 2. be careful! watch out! noun […]
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