HyperDic: nitrite

English > 1 sense of the word nitrite:
NOUNsubstancenitritethe radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid)
English > nitrite: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid).
Narrowersodium nitritenitrite used to preserve and color food especially in meat and fish products
Broadergroup, radical, chemical group(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
Spanishnitrito
Catalannitrit

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