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fuming nitric acid

noun
1.
a colorless, yellowish, or brownish fuming corrosive liquid, usually prepared from nitric acid by the addition of excess nitrogen dioxide: used in organic synthesis for nitration, and as an oxidizer in liquid propellants for rockets.
Origin of fuming nitric acid
1785-1795
1785-95
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