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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The univalent NO2 functional group Also: Shortened version of a substance that is highly explosive, but also used as a vasodilator

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  • The Nintendo Gamecube was originally code named 'Dolphin', with the GPU being called flipper, Also the Nintendo DS codename nitro was ditched after development.
  • The solution, after standing for about an hour, is poured in a fine stream into a large volume of water, by which the "nitro" body is precipitated as a white flocculent...
  • Sometimes the pickguard of this vintage Fender is called a "nitro" pickguard.
  • (And yes, we know some of these things are fueled with alcohol and "nitro," whatever that is, but still ...) for more
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