Aquafortis

  • 1 aquafortis — aqua for·tis also aq·ua·for·tis (ăk wə fôrʹtĭs, ä kwə ) n. See nitric acid.   [New Latin : Latin aqua, water + Latin fortis, strong.] * * * …

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  • 2 aquafortis — n. nitric acid, oxidizing chemical compound that also contains nitrogen …

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  • 3 aquafortis — aq·ua·for·tis …

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  • 4 aquafortis — ˈfȯrd.əs noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin aqua fortis, literally, strong water, from Latin aqua water + fortis strong more at fort 1. : nitric acid 2 …

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  • 5 nitric acid — Aquafortis, spirit of nitre …

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  • 12 aquafortist — n. artist that uses aquafortis (nitric acid) for etching …

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  • 13 aquafortists — n. artist that uses aquafortis (nitric acid) for etching …

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  • 14 aquafortist — rd.ə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: probably from French aquafortiste, irregular from New Latin aqua fortis + French iste ist : one who uses aquafortis in etching …

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