nitromuriatic acid
Nitrohydrochloric Ni`tro*hy`dro*chlo"ric, a. [Nitro- + hydrochloric.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitric and hydrochloric acids. [1913 Webster]

{Nitrohydrochloric acid}, a mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acids, usually in the proportion of one part of the former to three of the latter, and remarkable for its solvent action on gold and platinum; -- called also {aqua regia}, and {nitromuriatic acid}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nitromuriatic acid — “+ noun Etymology: nitr + muriatic : aqua regia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nitromuriatic — Ni tro*mu ri*at ic, a. [Cf. F. nitromuriatique. See {Nitro }, and {Muriatic}.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or composed of, nitric acid and muriatic acid; nitrohydrochloric. See {Nitrohydrochloric}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitrohydrochloric acid — Nitrohydrochloric Ni tro*hy dro*chlo ric, a. [Nitro + hydrochloric.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitric and hydrochloric acids. [1913 Webster] {Nitrohydrochloric acid}, a mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acids, usually in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calefaction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Calefaction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 increase of temperature increase of temperature Sgm: N 1 heating heating &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 calefaction calefaction tepefaction torrefaction Sgm: N 1 melting melting fusion …   English dictionary for students

  • aqua regia — Nitrohydrochloric Ni tro*hy dro*chlo ric, a. [Nitro + hydrochloric.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitric and hydrochloric acids. [1913 Webster] {Nitrohydrochloric acid}, a mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acids, usually in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitrohydrochloric — Ni tro*hy dro*chlo ric, a. [Nitro + hydrochloric.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitric and hydrochloric acids. [1913 Webster] {Nitrohydrochloric acid}, a mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acids, usually in the proportion of one part …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”