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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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