spirit+of+nitre

  • 1 sweet spirit of nitre — or sweet spirits of nitre : ethyl nitrite spirit * * * Pharm. See ethyl nitrite spirit. Also, sweet spirit of niter …

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  • 2 sweet spirit of nitre — Pharm. See ethyl nitrite spirit. Also, sweet spirit of niter. * * * …

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  • 3 sweet spirit of nitre — noun an alcoholic solution of ethyl nitrite, C2H5NO2, formerly employed medicinally as a diaphoretic, diuretic, and antispasmodic …

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  • 4 ethyl nitrite spirit — noun : a solution of ethyl nitrite in alcohol formerly used as a diuretic and diaphoretic called also spirit of nitrous ether, sweet spirit of nitre * * * Pharm. a four percent solution of ethyl nitrite in alcohol, formerly used in medicine as a… …

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  • 5 sweet spirits of nitre — see sweet spirit of nitre …

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  • 6 ethyl nitrite spirit — Pharm. a four percent solution of ethyl nitrite in alcohol, formerly used in medicine as a diaphoretic, diuretic, and antispasmodic. Also called spirit of nitrous ether, sweet spirit of nitre. * * * …

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  • 7 Bezoardicum — (bezoar of) is a term applied to multiple substances used in alchemy and other practices.*Bezoardicum joviale, or bezoar of Jupiter, is a regulus made by melting three ounces of regulus of antimony and two of block tin. This is then powdered and… …

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  • 8 Tincture — In medicine, a tincture is an alcoholic extract (e.g. of leaves or other plant material) or solution of a non volatile substance; e.g. of iodine, mercurochrome). To qualify as a tincture, the alcoholic extract is to have a ethanol percentage of… …

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  • 9 Arcanum joviale — Arcanum joviale, in pre modern medicine, is a preparation made of an amalgama of mercury and tin, digested in spirit of nitre. The nitre being drawn off, the remaining matter is wetted with spirit of wine, and the spirit burnt away. This is… …

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  • 10 List of works by Joseph Priestley — This list of works by Joseph Priestley classifies all of the works by Joseph Priestley (1733 – 1804), a British natural philosopher, Dissenting clergyman, political theorist, theologian, and educator. He is best known for his discovery,… …

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  • 11 Liste des œuvres de Joseph Priestley — Priestley, paint à la fin de sa vie par Rembrandt Peale (vers 1800) Cette liste des œuvres de Joseph Priestley classifie tous les ouvrages de Joseph Priestley (1733 1804), philosophe naturel britannique, prêtre dissident, philosophe politique,… …

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  • 12 nitric — (adj.) 1794, originally in reference to acid obtained initially from distillation of saltpeter; see NITRE (Cf. nitre) + IC (Cf. ic). Perhaps immediately from Fr. nitrique. Known as aqua fortis, later acid spirit of nitre, then nitric acid. (1787) …

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  • 13 Nitrite d'éthyle — Général Nom IUPAC …

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  • 14 Arcanum corallinum — Arcanum corallinum, in alchemy, is a preparation of red precipitate, made by distilling it with spirit of nitre, and repeating the distillation again and again, till a red powder is produced. This powder is then boiled in water, and the water… …

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  • 15 Nitric acid — Nitric acid …

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  • 16 Bezoar — For the animal, see Bezoar Ibex. Bezoar stones were seen as valuable commodities, sometimes with magical healing properties, as in the old English case Chandelor v Lopus[1] …

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  • 17 Ethyl nitrite — IUPAC name …

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  • 18 aqua-fortis — n. [L.] Nitric acid (somewhat diluted), spirit of nitre …

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  • 19 nitric acid — Aquafortis, spirit of nitre …

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  • 20 List of alchemical substances — Alchemical studies produced a number of substances, which were later classified as particular chemical compounds or mixtures of compounds.Many of these terms were in common use into the 20th century.* Aqua Fortis nitric acid, can be formed by 2… …

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