A salt or ester of nitric acid, containing the anion NO3− or the group —NO3
A gas or volatile liquid (boiling point 17°C) which is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and occurs naturally in small amounts in the ocean and atmosphere; also called nitric ether.
A colourless synthetic liquid used as an additive in diesel fuel to improve its ignition properties
A greenish-yellow crystalline salt used as a stain in microscopy and formerly as a light-sensitive pigment in an early form of photography.
A colourless solid, soluble in water, formerly used in photography
A white powdery compound used mainly in the manufacture of fertilizers
An enzyme or group of enzymes which brings about (the second step in) the reduction of nitrate to nitrite.
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
A white, crystalline solid, (C6H5)2Hg2(OH)NO3, used mainly as a fungicide and disinfectant.