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Nit

Spanish
English

nit
N



nitrogenous
ADJ


nitrous
ADJ


nitro
NM
niter saltpeter
N

nitro
NM



nitroglicerina
NF
química
nitroglycerin
N
chemistry

nitroglicerina
NF

nitrógeno
nitrogen


nitric
ADJ


nitrogen
N


nitidez
NF

nitidez
NF

simple
NM
nitwit
N
Informal


simple
nitwit


nítida
ADJ

nítida
ADJ
sharp
ADJ

nítida
ADJ

bright
ADJ

nítido
ADJ
clear
ADJ

nítido
ADJ
sharp
ADJ

nítido
ADJ
spotless
ADJ

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English Definitions

nit
N
a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source
nit
N
egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing
N
fragile branching stoneworts
niter
N
(KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
bright with a steady but subdued shining
V
be overly critical; criticize minor details
N
someone who makes small and unjustified criticisms
N
a yellow crystalline explosive solid that is used in detonators
nitrate
N
any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
nitrate
V
treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate
nitrate bacterium
N
any of the nitrobacteria that oxidize nitrites into nitrates
N
a hypnotic and sedative drug of the benzodiazepine type
nitre
N
(KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
nitric
of or containing nitrogen
nitric acid
N
acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels
nitric bacteria
N
soil bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates
nitric bacterium
N
any of the nitrobacteria that oxidize nitrites into nitrates
nitric oxide
N
a poisonous red-brown gas (NO)
N
a compound containing nitrogen and a more electropositive element (such as phosphorus or a metal)
N
the chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound)
nitrification
N
the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)
V
convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria
nitrify
V
treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
nitrify
V
treat (soil) with nitrates
N
any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
N
any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
N
the radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid)
nitrite bacterium
N
any of the nitrobacteria that oxidize ammonia into nitrites
nitro group
N
the group -NO3
N
rod-shaped soil bacteria
N
soil bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates
N
usually rod-shaped bacteria that oxidize ammonia or nitrites: nitrobacteria
N
any of the bacteria in the soil that take part in the nitrogen cycle; they oxidize ammonium compounds into nitrites or oxidize nitrites into nitrates
N
a poisonous oily water-soluble liquid used as a solvent and in the manufacture of aniline
N
the mineral form of calcium nitrate
N
a nitric acid ester; used in lacquers and explosives
N
a heavy colorless insoluble liquid compound that causes tears and vomiting; used as a pesticide and as tear gas
N
gaseous form of chloropicrin used as tear gas
N
a nitric acid ester; used in lacquers and explosives
N
derivative of furan used to inhibit bacterial growth
N
derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; used to treat infections of the urinary tract
nitrogen
N
a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
nitrogen balance
N
the balance between the amount of nitrogen taken in (to the soil or the body) and the amount given off (lost or excreted)
nitrogen cycle
N
the circulation of nitrogen; nitrates from the soil are absorbed by plants which are eaten by animals that die and decay returning the nitrogen back to the soil
nitrogen dioxide
N
a highly poisonous brown gas (NO2)
nitrogen fixation
N
the assimilation of atmospheric nitrogen by soil bacteria and its release for plant use on the death of the bacteria
nitrogen mustard
N
a toxic compound resembling mustard gas in structure; important in cancer treatment
nitrogen narcosis
N
confused or stuporous state caused by high levels of dissolved nitrogen in the blood
nitrogen oxide
N
any of several oxides of nitrogen formed by the action of nitric acid on oxidizable materials; present in car exhausts
nitrogen trichloride
N
a yellow pungent volatile oil (trade name Agene) formerly used for bleaching and aging flour
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