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  • v. To introduce a nitroso group into a compound

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In organic chemistry, a class-name of compounds which contain the group RC(ONO2).C(R):NOH, where R is a hydrocarbon radical such as methyl, CH3. They are formed by the addition of nitrogen tetroxid to aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbons of the ethylene series.

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