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azotic

[uh-zot-ik, ey-zot-] /əˈzɒt ɪk, eɪˈzɒt-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to azote; nitric.
Origin of azotic
1785-1795
1785-95; azote + -ic
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  • In deflagration with nitre, azotic gas is likewise disengaged, because azote is one of the constituent elements of nitric acid.

    Elements of Chemistry, Antoine Lavoisier
  • The other substances, azotic acid and potash, were all at his disposal.

    Abandoned Jules Verne
  • During this operation, a large quantity of oxygen gas, mixed with a small proportion of azotic gas, is disengaged.

    Elements of Chemistry, Antoine Lavoisier
  • A number of glass bottles were made and filled with azotic acid.

    Abandoned Jules Verne
  • But, after all, how was he going to employ this azotic acid?

    The Mysterious Island Jules Verne
  • In default of fulminate, he could easily obtain a substance similar to guncotton, since he had azotic acid at his disposal.

    The Mysterious Island Jules Verne
  • This taste is caused by the azotic acid formed from the oxygen and azote of the atmosphere.

  • The other faces of the cube or cylinder of copper used are coated, and the copper placed in a bath of azotic acid.

  • This was ascribed to the union of the azotic part of the atmosphere with the effused pus in Sect.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin
  • Cyrus Harding then took two slips of zinc, one of which was plunged into azotic acid, the other into a solution of potash.

    Abandoned Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for azotic

azotic

/eɪˈzɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
of, containing, or concerned with nitrogen
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