Of or containing nitrogen, especially in a state of low valency
(A) Air supposedly charged with nitre. (b) = nitrous gas.
A toxic mixture of gaseous oxides of nitrogen.
An unstable, weak acid, existing only in solution and in the gas phase, made by the action of acids on nitrites
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
A solution of oxides of nitrogen in sulphuric acid produced during the manufacture of sulphuric acid by the lead chamber process.
= nitrogen trioxide.