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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The radical -NO2 or any compound containing it.

Usage examples (31)
  • These two kinds are known as the nitrite bacteria and the nitrate bacteria.
  • There is a substance called nitrite of amyl, known to many as a medicine for heart disease.
  • There is a liquid called nitrite of amyl -- frequently administered to patients suffering from heart disease.
  • Dr. Richardson's success in bringing before physicians the remarkable medicinal agent known as nitrite of amyl, led to a request from the British Association for the for more
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