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nitrosyl

[nahy-truh-sil] /ˈnaɪ trə sɪl/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
Origin
nitros- + -yl
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  • The reaction of nitrosyl perchlorate and acetone ignites and explodes.
British Dictionary definitions for nitrosyl

nitrosyl

/ˈnaɪtrəsɪl; -ˌsaɪl/
noun
1.
(modifier) another word for nitroso, esp when applied to inorganic compounds: nitrosyl chloride
Word Origin
C19: see nitroso
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nitrosyl in Medicine

nitrosyl ni·tro·syl (nī'trə-sĭl)
n.
The univalent radical NO.

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