[nahy-trik] /ˈnaɪ trɪk/
containing nitrogen, usually in the pentavalent state.
of or relating to niter.
of or containing nitrogen, esp in the pentavalent state
1794, originally in reference to acid obtained initially from distillation of saltpeter; see nitre + -ic. Perhaps immediately from French nitrique. Known as aqua fortis, later acid spirit of nitre, then nitric acid. (1787) under the system ordered by Lavoisier.
Containing nitrogen, especially nitrogen with a valence of 5. Compare nitrous.
[nahy-uh-beyt] /ˈnaɪ əˌbeɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any salt of niobic acid; columbate.
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noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, slightly water-soluble gas, NO, formed by the action of dilute nitric acid on copper, and by the direct combination of atmospheric oxygen and nitrogen at the high temperatures of an electric arc: an intermediate in the manufacture of nitric acid. noun 1. a colourless slightly soluble gas forming red fumes […]
nitridation ni·tri·da·tion (nī’trĭ-dā’shən) n. The formation of nitrogen compounds through the action of ammonia.