nitrogen dioxide


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nitrogen dioxide

[′nī·trə·jən dī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
NO2 A reddish-brown gas; it exists in varying degrees of concentration in equilibrium with other nitrogen oxides; used to produce nitric acid. Also known as dinitrogen tetroxide; liquid dioxide; nitrogen peroxide; nitrogen tetroxide.
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