peroxyacetyl nitrate
noun Date: 1963 a toxic compound C2H3O5N found especially in smog

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  • peroxyacetyl nitrate — [pər äk΄sē ə sēt′ l] n. 〚 PER + OXY 1 + ACETYL〛 an unstable nitrogen compound, found in certain types of smog, that is an irritant, esp. to the eyes and to plants * * * …   Universalium

  • peroxyacetyl nitrate — [pər äk΄sē ə sēt′ l] n. [ PER + OXY 1 + ACETYL] an unstable nitrogen compound, found in certain types of smog, that is an irritant, esp. to the eyes and to plants …   English World dictionary

  • peroxyacetyl nitrate — The major pollutant responsible for eye and nose irritation in smog. * * * per·oxy·ace·tyl nitrate pə .räk sē ə sēt əl , as ət ; as ə .tēl n a toxic compound C2H3O5N irritating to the eyes and upper respiratory tract that is formed by the action… …   Medical dictionary

  • peroxyacetyl nitrate — noun An urban air pollutant formed photochemically in the air as part of photochemical smog …   Wiktionary

  • peroxyacetyl nitrate — pəˌräksēəˈsēd.əl , ˈasəd.əl , ˈasəˌtēl noun Etymology: peroxy + acetyl : a toxic compound C2H3O5N that is irritating to the eyes and upper respiratory tract and is found especially in smog …   Useful english dictionary

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