from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The univalent radical NO2 or a compound containing it, such as a salt or an ester of nitrous acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any salt or ester of nitrous acid
  • n. the univalent radical -NO2, and the anion NO2-

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt or ester of nitrous acid; a compound bearing the -NO2 radical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of nitrous acid. Azotite is a synonym.

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

  • n. the radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid)


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