from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
aqua fortis, under aqua.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Chem.), Archaic Nitric acid.
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- noun inorganic chemistry, historical
- noun alchemy A corrosive liquor made of
saltpeter, serving as a solventfor dissolving silverand all other metals except gold.
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- noun acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[New Latin : Latin aqua, water + Latin fortis, strong.]
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Latin aqua (water) + fortis (strong)
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