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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.
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nitric

(ˈnaɪtrɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) of or containing nitrogen, esp in the pentavalent state
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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]
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ni·tric

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

nitric

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

[ˈnaɪtrɪk] adjnitriquenitric acid nacide m nitrique
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nitric

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

[ˈnaɪtrɪk] adjnitrico/a
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Now cotton, combined with cold nitric acid, become transformed into a substance eminently insoluble, combustible, and explosive.
"The mud of Paris," he said to himself--for decidedly he thought that he was sure that the gutter would prove his refuge for the night; and what can one do in a refuge, except dream?--"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.
It also is different from nitric oxide and nitrosamines.
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