nitro group
Nitroxyl Ni*trox"yl, n. [Nitro- + oxygen + -yl.] (Chem.) The group {-NO2}, usually called the {nitro group}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nitro group — nitro i tro pref. 1. A combining form or an adjective denoting the presence of niter. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A combining form (used also adjectively) designating certain compounds of nitrogen or of its acids; as nitrohydrochloric,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nitro group — Chem. the univalent group NO2. Also called nitro radical. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitro-group — niˈtro group noun The radical NO2 • • • Main Entry: ↑nitro …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitro group — noun the group NO3 • Hypernyms: ↑group, ↑radical, ↑chemical group • Substance Holonyms: ↑nitrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitro group — /ˈnaɪtroʊ grup/ (say nuytroh groohp) noun the univalent NO2 group …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nitro blue tetrazolium chloride — Identifiers CAS number 298 83 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Nitro (chimie) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Nitro. Le groupe nitro est un groupement fonctionnel en chimie de forme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • nitro- — i tro pref. 1. A combining form or an adjective denoting the presence of niter. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A combining form (used also adjectively) designating certain compounds of nitrogen or of its acids; as nitrohydrochloric, nitrocalcite; also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitro compound — The structure of the nitro group Nitro compounds are organic compounds that contain one or more nitro functional groups ( NO2). They are often highly explosive, especially when the compound contains more than one nitro group and is impure. The… …   Wikipedia

  • nitro compound — Any of a class of chemical compounds in which the nitro group (―NO2) forms part of the molecular structure. The most common examples are organic compounds, isomers of nitrite esters in which a carbon atom is linked by a covalent bond to the nitro …   Universalium

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