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