nitroso group
Nitrosyl Ni*tro"syl, n. [Nitroso- + -yl.] (Chem.) The radical {-NO}, called also the {nitroso group}. The term is sometimes loosely used to designate certain nitro compounds; as, nitrosyl sulphuric acid. Used also adjectively. [1913 Webster]

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  • nitroso group — Chem. the univalent group O=N . Also called nitroso radical. [1905 10] * * * nitroso group, = nitrosyl. (Cf. ↑nitrosyl) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitroso group — Chem. the univalent group O=N . Also called nitroso radical. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitroso-group — nitrōˈsō group noun The group NO • • • Main Entry: ↑nitro …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nitroso- — Ni*tro so (? or ?). (Chem.) A prefix (also used adjectively) designating the group or radical { NO}, called the nitroso group, or its compounds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nitroso compound — ▪ chemical compound       any of a class of organic compounds having molecular structures in which the nitroso group ( N=O) is attached to a carbon or nitrogen atom. Substances in which this group is attached to an oxygen atom are called nitrites …   Universalium

  • nitroso — nī.ˈtrō(ˌ)sō adjective Etymology: nitros : containing or being the univalent group −NO used especially of organic compounds; compare nitro, nitros , nitrosyl 1 * * * /nuy troh soh/, adj. Chem. (esp. of organic compounds) containing the nitroso… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitroso — /nuy troh soh/, adj. Chem. (esp. of organic compounds) containing the nitroso group; nitrosyl. [1880 85; independent use of NITROSO ] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitroso- — a combining form of the nitroso group: nitrosobenzene. Also, esp. before a vowel, nitros . [comb. form of L nitrosus full of natron, equiv. to nitr(um) native soda, NATRON ( < Gk nítron soda) + osus OSE1; see O ] * * * …   Universalium

  • Nitroso — Wire frame model of nitroso moiety Nitroso refers to a functional group in organic chemistry which has the general formula RNO. Nitroso compounds are a class of organic compounds containing the nitroso functional group, R−N=O. Nitrosyls are… …   Wikipedia

  • nitroso — /naɪˈtroʊsoʊ/ (say nuy trohsoh) adjective containing the group NO ; nitrosyl. {from nitroso , combining form of Latin nitrōsus full of natron. See nitre} …   Australian English dictionary

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