Definition of Nitrogen trichloride

1. Noun. A yellow pungent volatile oil (trade name Agene) formerly used for bleaching and aging flour.

Exact synonyms: Agene
Generic synonyms: Trichloride
Derivative terms: Agenise, Agenize
Language type: Trade Name

Definition of Nitrogen trichloride

1. Noun. (chemistry) the binary compound of nitrogen and chlorine, NCl3; an unstable explosive liquid ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrogen Trichloride

nitrogen inversion
nitrogen isotopes
nitrogen lag
nitrogen monoxide
nitrogen mustard
nitrogen mustard compounds
nitrogen mustards
nitrogen narcosis
nitrogen oxide
nitrogen oxides
nitrogen partition
nitrogen pentoxide
nitrogen radioisotopes
nitrogen tetroxide
nitrogen tribromide
nitrogen trichloride (current term)
nitrogen trifluoride
nitrogen triiodide
nitrogenase complex
nitrogenase reductase

Literary usage of Nitrogen trichloride

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"This was first definitely pointed out for nitrogen trichloride, in which the chlorine is positive, as contrasted with nitrosyl chloride, NOCI, ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1902)
"Whether this small final absorption is due to residual chlorine, or to the (aft that nitrogen trichloride has an appreciable vapour-pressure, ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1901)
"If an excess of ammonia is used, it reacts in part with the nitrogen trichloride, giving free nitrogen, in part, probably, giving ammonium hypochlorite.1 ..."

4. A Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by George S. Newth (1905)
"nitrogen trichloride is a thin oily liquid, of a pale-yellow colour, ... nitrogen trichloride is decomposed by ammonia, forming ammonium chloride and free ..."

5. Outlines of Chemistry: A Textbook for College Students by Louis Kahlenberg (1909)
"nitrogen trichloride is a thin, yellowish, oily liquid of specific gravity 1.65. ... At 71° nitrogen trichloride boils and may be distilled, ..."

6. A Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik Holleman (1902)
"By treating with chlorine once more pure nitrogen trichloride, NCI,, ... Concentrated hydrochloric acid decomposes nitrogen trichloride according to the ..."

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