nitrogen pentoxide

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nitrogen pentoxide

[′nī·trə·jən pen ′täk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
N2O5 Colorless crystals, soluble in water (forms HNO3); decomposes at 46°C. Also known as nitrogen acid anhydride.
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