Definition of nitro in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnītrō/


short for nitroglycerin.
Example sentences
  • 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.


Containing the nitro group.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: ni·tro

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