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[uh-zot-ik, ey-zot-] /əˈzɒt ɪk, eɪˈzɒt-/
of or relating to azote; nitric.
Origin of azotic
First recorded in 1785-95; azote + -ic Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The other substances, azotic acid and potash, were all at his disposal.

    Abandoned Jules Verne
  • A number of glass bottles were made and filled with azotic acid.

    Abandoned Jules Verne
  • But, after all, how was he going to employ this azotic acid?

    The Mysterious Island Jules Verne
  • In default of fulminate, he could easily obtain a substance similar to guncotton, since he had azotic acid at his disposal.

    The Mysterious Island Jules Verne
  • During this operation, a large quantity of oxygen gas, mixed with a small proportion of azotic gas, is disengaged.

    Elements of Chemistry, Antoine Lavoisier
  • In deflagration with nitre, azotic gas is likewise disengaged, because azote is one of the constituent elements of nitric acid.

    Elements of Chemistry, Antoine Lavoisier
  • The other faces of the cube or cylinder of copper used are coated, and the copper placed in a bath of azotic acid.

  • Cyrus Harding then took two slips of zinc, one of which was plunged into azotic acid, the other into a solution of potash.

    Abandoned Jules Verne
  • This taste is caused by the azotic acid formed from the oxygen and azote of the atmosphere.

  • This was ascribed to the union of the azotic part of the atmosphere with the effused pus in Sect.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II

    Erasmus Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for azotic


of, containing, or concerned with nitrogen
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