from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • prefix A combining form or an adjective denoting the presence of niter.
  • prefix (Chem.) A combining form (used also adjectively) designating certain compounds of nitrogen or of its acids; also, designating the group or radical NO2, or its compounds, as nitrobenzene (C6H5.NO2).
  • prefix the radical NO2; -- called also nitroxyl.

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  • prefix nitrate, nitrogen
  • prefix containing the nitro functional group


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