a salt or ester of nitric acid, containing the anion NO3− or the group —NO3
a colourless synthetic liquid used as an additive in diesel fuel to improve its ignition properties
a colourless solid, soluble in water, formerly used in photography
a white powdery compound used mainly in the manufacture of fertilizers
a white crystalline solid used as a fertilizer and as a component of some explosives
another term for nitrocellulose.
a white crystalline salt which occurs naturally in nitre and is used in preserving meat and as a constituent of gunpowder