(chemistry) Any salt or ester of nitrous acid
(chemistry) Any salt or ester of nitric acid.
(chemistry) The univalent radical -NO2, and the anion NO2-
To treat, or react, with nitric acid or a nitrate
A salt or ester of nitrous acid; a compound bearing the -NO2 radical.
A salt of nitric acid.
the radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid)
any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
a salt or ester of nitrous acid, containing the anion NO₂⁻ or the group —NO₂.
treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate;
‘nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol’;
The nitrite ion has the chemical formula NO−2. Nitrite (mostly sodium nitrite) is widely used throughout chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
a salt or ester of nitric acid, containing the anion NO₃⁻ or the group —NO₃
‘preserved meat and vegetables contain nitrates’; ‘fish-fry populations are damaged by nitrate’;
treat (a substance) with nitric acid, especially so as to introduce nitro groups
‘a powerful nitrating agent’; ‘nitrated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons’;
Nitrate is a polyatomic ion with the chemical formula NO−3. Salts containing this ion are called nitrates.