Definition of Nitryl

1. n. A name sometimes given to the nitro group or radical.



Definition of Nitryl

1. Noun. (inorganic chemistry especially in combination) The univalent radical -NO2 ¹

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Definition of Nitryl

1. short for nitroxyl [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nitryl

1. A name sometimes given to the nitro group or radical. Origin: Nitro- + -yl. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitryl

nitrous oxide
nitrovin
nitrox
nitroxanthic acid
nitroxide
nitroxides
nitroxinil
nitroxoline
nitroxy
nitroxyl
nitroxylene
nitroxylenes
nitroxyls
nitrum
nitry
nitryl (current term)
nitryls
nits
nitta tree
nitter
nitters
nittier
nittiest
nittily
nittings
nitty
nitty-gritty
nitweed
nitwit
nitwits

Literary usage of Nitryl

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1. Elements of Modern Chemistry by Charles Adolphe Wurtz, William Houston Greene (1889)
"nitryl Chloride and Bromide. — Like nitric oxide, which may be called ... There exists a chloride and also a bromide of nitrogen peroxide or nitryl. ..."

2. Smokeless Powder, Nitro-cellulose, and Theory of the Cellulose Molecule by John Baptiste Bernadou (1901)
"The displacement of a number of atoms of replaceable hydrogen in cellulose, and the substitution therefor of the univalent radicle nitryl (NO,). ..."

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