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- n. Any of a series of hydrocarbons containing the nitro and the nitroso or isonitroso group united to the same carbon atom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of a series of hydrocarbons containing the nitro and the nitroso or isonitroso group united to the same carbon atom.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In organic chemistry, a class-name of compounds containing the group RCH(NO)NO2 or RC(NO2): NOH., where R is an alkyl group such as methyl. They are strong acids, give dark red, explosive salts with alkalies, and are prepared by the action of nitrous acid on the sodium derivatives of primary nitro-paraffins. Also called nitrolic acids.
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I took on the Torrans skip because I was aware of something about him that nobody else seemed to know: he was seeing a woman named Olivia Morales, who worked as a waitress in a Mexican restaurant in town and had a jealous ex-husband with a fuse so short he made old nitrol look stable.
Toluylene orange and brown, Diazo brown, Diamine nitrazol dyes, Benzo nitrol dyes, etc., in the usual way.
Benzo-nitrol developer is sold in the form of a yellow paste.
_ -- Dye with 5 lb. Benzo-nitrol black B, 1 lb. soda and 20 lb. Glauber's salt.
I think we are getting - we are clearly getting some benefit now for some things like acrylic nitrol that hurt us earlier in the year, but I think the swing is likely to stabilize a lot in in 2009 and I hope we won't be constantly talking about those variables.
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