Hyponitrous acid
Hyponitrous Hy`po*ni"trous, a. [Pref. hypo- + nitrous.] (Chem.) Containing or derived from nitrogen having a lower valence than in nitrous compounds. [1913 Webster]

{Hyponitrous acid} (Chem.), an unstable nitrogen acid, {NOH}, whose salts are produced by reduction of the nitrates, although the acid itself is not isolated in the free state except as a solution in water; -- called also {nitrosylic acid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • hyponitrous acid — hiponitrito rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H₂N₂O₂ atitikmenys: angl. hyponitrous acid rus. азотноватистая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – vandenilio dioksodinitratas (2–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hyponitrous acid — noun an explosive white crystalline weak acid (H2N2O2) • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * “+... noun Etymology: hypo + nitrous (acid) : an explosive crystalline weak acid H2N2O2 or HON . NOH obtained usually in the form of its salts by oxidation of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyponitrous acid — an unstable, crystalline acid, H2N2O2. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyponitrous acid — /ˌhaɪpənaɪtrəs ˈæsəd/ (say .huypuhnuytruhs asuhd) noun an unstable crystalline acid, H2N2O2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • hyponitrous acid — noun The unstable compound HNO See Also: hyponitrite …   Wiktionary

  • Hyponitrous — Hy po*ni trous, a. [Pref. hypo + nitrous.] (Chem.) Containing or derived from nitrogen having a lower valence than in nitrous compounds. [1913 Webster] {Hyponitrous acid} (Chem.), an unstable nitrogen acid, {NOH}, whose salts are produced by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyponitrous — /huy peuh nuy treuhs/, adj. of or derived from hyponitrous acid. [1820 30; HYPO + NITROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyponitrous — adjective Of or pertaining to hyponitrous acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • hyponitrous — /huy peuh nuy treuhs/, adj. of or derived from hyponitrous acid. [1820 30; HYPO + NITROUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • acid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sour, bitter, tart, vinegary; acrimonious, cutting, caustic. See sourness, discourtesy. Ant., sweet, bland; basic. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Having the characteristics of an acid] Syn. sharp, tart …   English dictionary for students

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