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nitric acid

n.
A colorless to yellowish, 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 metallurgical processes. Also called aqua fortis.

nitric acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) 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

ni′tric ac′id


n.
a colorless or yellowish, fuming, suffocating, caustic, water-soluble liquid, HNO3, used chiefly in the manufacture of explosives and fertilizers and in organic synthesis.
[1790–1800]

nitric acid

A clear, colorless to yellow liquid, HNO3. It is very corrosive and is used to make fertilizers, explosives, dyes, and rocket fuels. Nitric acid can dissolve most metals.
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Noun1.nitric acid - acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuelsnitric acid - acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
Translations
salpetersyre
typpihappo
硝酸
slāpekļskābe
salpeterzuur
kwas azotowy
salpetersyra

ni·tric ac·id

n. ácido nítrico.

nitric acid

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Las cinco cepas bacterianas estudiadas presentaron actividad solubilizadora en mayor grado sobre las particulas de CBR tratado con HNO3 (figura 2), el diametro del halo de solubilizacion aumento con el tiempo alcanzando valores entre 23 y 33 mm a las 72 horas (figura 3); este efecto ha sido descrito previamente para muestras de carbon de diferente rango, incluyendo carbones duros (Machnikowska et al.
A study into the solubility and dissolution profile of caffeine in water, acetic acid/acetate buffer, HCl, HNO3 and NaOH solutions of various concentrations was conducted.
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NineSigma, representing a chemical company, invites proposals for a technical process to recycle an aqueous NaNO3 solution, allowing to re-use HNO3 and preferably also NaOH.