an acid, HNO2, known only in solution.
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- nitrosylsulfuric acid,
- nitrous bacteria,
- nitrous ether,
- nitrous oxide,
- nitroxanthic acid,
Origin of nitrous acid
First recorded in 1670–80
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a weak monobasic acid known only in solution and in the form of nitrite salts. Formula: HNO 2Systematic name: dioxonitric(III) acid
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A weak inorganic acid existing only in solution or in the form of its salts.
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A weak inorganic acid existing only in solution or in the form of its salts. It can act either as an oxidizing agent or as a reducing agent. Chemical formula: HNO2.
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