- nitrate film,
- nitric acid,
- nitric bacteria,
- nitric oxide,
Origin of nitric
Examples from the Web for nitric
Nitric oxide helps to promote the flow of oxygen, so it may improve your endurance and fight fatigue during your sweat session.6 Healthy Foods to Fight the Flu, Beat Stress and More|DailyBurn|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nitric acid makes it red, and if heated upon it, converts it into oxalic acid.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
It is soluble in nitric, hydrochloric, and dilute sulphuric acids.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The residue is dissolved in water, a few drops of nitric acid added, and the solution divided into two portions.
Much vexation often occurs in consequence of the various strengths of nitric acid.
It is not absolutely necessary to even partially neutralize the nitric acid, but it is preferable.
1794, originally in reference to acid obtained initially from distillation of saltpeter; see nitre + -ic. Perhaps immediately from French nitrique. Known as aqua fortis, later acid spirit of nitre, then nitric acid. (1787) under the system ordered by Lavoisier.