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nitrous British & World English

Of or containing nitrogen, especially in a state of low valency

nitrous acid British & World English

An unstable, weak acid, existing only in solution and in the gas phase, made by the action of acids on nitrites

nitrous oxide British & World English

A colourless gas with a sweetish odour, prepared by heating ammonium nitrate. It produces exhilaration or anaesthesia when inhaled and is used (mixed with oxygen) as an anaesthetic and as an aerosol propellant

nitrous acid English-Spanish

ácido m nitroso