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nitric acid ni·tric acid (nī'trĭk)
A transparent, colorless to yellowish, fuming corrosive liquid that is a highly reactive oxidizing agent.
|nitric acid |
A clear, colorless to yellow liquid that is very corrosive and can dissolve most metals. It is used to make fertilizers, explosives, dyes, and rocket fuels. Chemical formula: HNO3.