• Definition for "nitrite"
    • The univalent radical NO2 or a compound containing…
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    • There is a liquid called nitrite
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nitrite definition

  • noun:
    • The univalent radical NO2 or a compound containing it, such a salt or an ester of nitrous acid.
    • any salt or ester of nitrous acid
    • the univalent radical -NO2, as well as the anion NO2-
    • A salt or ester of nitrous acid; a compound bearing the -NO2 radical.
    • A salt of nitrous acid. Azotite is a synonym.
    • the radical -NO2 or any substance containing it (such as for instance a salt or ester of nitrous acid)
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