nitrohydrochloric acid definition

  • noun:
    • identify aqua regia.
    • a yellow fuming corrosive combination of nitric and hydrochloric acid that dissolves metals (including silver)
  • adjective:
    • a mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acids, generally within the proportion of just one the main previous to three associated with second, and remarkable because of its solvent activity on silver and platinum; -- called also aqua regia, and nitromuriatic acid.

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