hyponitrous acid


noun

an unstable, crystalline acid, H2N2O2.

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Origin of hyponitrous acid

First recorded in 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for hyponitrous acid

hyponitrous acid
/ (ˌhaɪpəˈnaɪtrəs) /

noun

a white soluble unstable crystalline acid: an oxidizing and reducing agent. Formula: H 2 N 2 O 2
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