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hyponitrous acid


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  • n. The unstable compound HNO

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. an unstable nitrogen acid, NOH, whose salts are produced by reduction of the nitrates, although the acid itself is not isolated in the free state except as a solution in water; -- called also nitrosylic acid.

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

  • n. an explosive white crystalline weak acid (H2N2O2)


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