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 Nitric acid.
  • noun alchemy A corrosive liquor made of saltpeter, serving as a solvent for dissolving silver and all other metals except gold.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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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