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Definition of "nitro" []

  • The univalent NO2 functional group (noun)
  • Nitroglycerin, especially as medication (noun)
  • Containing the nitro group; such compounds tend to be unstable and often explosive (adjective)

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Use "nitro" in a sentence
  • "The Nintendo Gamecube was originally code named 'Dolphin', with the GPU being called flipper, Also the Nintendo DS codename nitro was ditched after development."
  • "Some may conclude that anyone wanting to turn a profit in the restaurant trade should eschew copying the Fat Duck's celebrated menu, which boasts staples such as nitro poached green tea and lime mousse and snail porridge, and focus on more traditional fare."
  • "The solution, after standing for about an hour, is poured in a fine stream into a large volume of water, by which the "nitro" body is precipitated as a white flocculent mass."