[nahy-truh-meth-eyn] /ˌnaɪ trəˈmɛθ eɪn/
a colorless, oily, slightly water-soluble, poisonous liquid, CH 3 NO 2 , used chiefly as a solvent, rocket fuel, and gasoline additive and in organic synthesis.
an oily colourless liquid obtained from methane and used as a solvent and rocket fuel and in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: CH3NO2
[nahy-truh-par-uh-fin] /ˌnaɪ trəˈpær ə fɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of a class of compounds derived from the methane series in which a hydrogen atom is replaced by a nitro group. /ˌnaɪtrəʊˈpærəfɪn/ noun 1. any of a class of colourless toxic compounds with the general formula CnH2n+1NO2
[nahy-truh-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌnaɪ trəˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any compound derived from by the replacement of one or more of its ring hydrogen atoms by the nitro group. 2. any of three water-soluble, crystalline isomers of such a derivative, having the formula C 6 H 5 NO 3 , occurring in yellow (ortho-nitrophenol) pale-yellow […]
/naɪˈtrɒfɪləs/ adjective 1. (of plants) growing in soil well supplied with nitrogen
- Nitroprusside test
nitroprusside test ni·tro·prus·side test (nī’trō-prŭs’īd’) n. A test for cystinuria in which sodium cyanide and then nitroprusside are added to urine.