Nitrous

Definition of Nitrous

Ni´trous
a.1.Of, pertaining to, or containing, niter; of the quality of niter, or resembling it.
2.(Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, any one of those compounds in which nitrogen has a relatively lower valence as contrasted with nitric compounds.
Nitrous acid
(Chem.) a hypothetical acid of nitrogen HNO2, not known in the free state, but forming a well known series of salts, viz., the nitrites.
Nitrous oxide
See Laughing gas.

Related Words

atomic number 7, azotic, N, nitric, nitrogen
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