nitric


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ni·tric

 (nī′trĭk)
adj.
Relating to or containing nitrogen, especially in a valence state higher than that in a comparable nitrous compound.

nitric

(ˈnaɪtrɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) of or containing nitrogen, esp in the pentavalent state

ni•tric

(ˈnaɪ trɪk)

adj.
1. containing nitrogen, esp. in the pentavalent state.
2. of or pertaining to niter.
[< French nitrique (1787); see niter, -ic]

ni·tric

(nī′trĭk)
Containing nitrogen, especially with a valence of 5. Compare nitrous.
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Adj.1.nitric - of or containing nitrogennitric - of or containing nitrogen; "nitric acid"
Translations

nitric

[ˈnaɪtrɪk] ADJ nitric acidácido m nítrico
nitric oxideóxido m nítrico

nitric

[ˈnaɪtrɪk] adjnitriquenitric acid nacide m nitrique

nitric

in cpds (= of nitrogen)Stickstoff-; (= of nitre)Salpeter-;
nitric acid
nitric oxide
nStick(stoffmon)oxid nt

nitric

[ˈnaɪtrɪk] adjnitrico/a
References in classic literature ?
Now cotton, combined with cold nitric acid, become transformed into a substance eminently insoluble, combustible, and explosive.
the mud of Paris is particularly stinking; it must contain a great deal of volatile and nitric salts.
Then he ran to one of the cupboards in Valentine's room, which had been transformed into a medicine closet, and taking from its silver case a small bottle of nitric acid, dropped a little of it into the liquor, which immediately changed to a blood-red color.
As he dropped the last grisly fragment of the dismembered and mutilated body into the small vat of nitric acid that was to devour every trace of the horrid evidence which might easily send him to the gallows, the man sank weakly into a chair and throwing his body forward upon his great, teak desk buried his face in his arms, breaking into dry, moaning sobs.
Is cotton and nitric acid wanted wherewith to manufacture the pyroxyle?
There was a horrible smell of nitric acid in the room.
It is principally used as a manure and in the manufacture of nitric acid: owing to its deliquescent property it will not serve for gunpowder.
Contract notice: Lease of medical nitric oxide together with the lease of a bottle and a set of devices for the supply of medical nitric oxide.
com)-- According to TechSci Research report, "Global Nitric Acid Market By Plant Type, By Sales Channel, By End Use, By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2011 - 2025," global nitric acid market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during 2016-2025 due to increasing demand for production of inorganic and organic nitrates and nitro compounds for fertilizers, dye intermediates, explosives, etc.
The new finding has suggested a mechanism explaining why older blood might be detrimental to patient health: a deficiency in nitric oxide, a short-lived chemical messenger that relaxes blood vessels.
Nitric oxide (NO) is a soluble gas continuously synthesized from the amino acid L-arginine in endothelial cells by the constitutive calcium-calmodulin-dependent enzyme nitric oxide synthase (NOS).