Definition of nitro in English:


Syllabification: ni·tro
Pronunciation: /ˈnītrō


  • short for nitroglycerin.
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    • Crash still runs around, collecting fruit for extra men, spin kicking enemies and butt stomping certain crates while avoiding those packed with nitro or TNT.


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  • Containing the nitro group.
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    • Nitration with nitric acid alone, or in combination with acetic acid, acetic anhydride, or sulfuric acid, are common examples of adding nitro functional groups to aromatic hydrocarbons.
    • As reported in the case of similar aryl amide and nitro aromatic derivatives, the proposed scenario is quite common when more than one type of inclusion complex is formed.
    • Kod turned the SUV around and hit the nitro again.

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