[uh-zot-ik, ey-zot-]

Origin of azotic

First recorded in 1785–95; azote + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for azotic

Historical Examples of azotic

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


    Jules Verne

  • The other substances, azotic acid and potash, were all at his disposal.


    Jules Verne

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

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

  • During this operation, a large quantity of oxygen gas, mixed with a small proportion of azotic gas, is disengaged.

    Elements of Chemistry,

    Antoine Lavoisier

British Dictionary definitions for azotic


  1. of, containing, or concerned with nitrogen
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