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nitric acidnoun [U]

uk   /ˌnaɪ.trɪk ˈæs.ɪd/  us   /ˌnaɪ.trɪk ˈæs.ɪd/
a ​clearliquid that is used in making many ​chemicals, ​especiallyexplosives and fertilizers (= ​substances that ​helpplantsgrow)
(Definition of nitric acid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nitric acidnoun [U]

 /ˈnɑɪ·trɪk ˈæs·ɪd/
chemistry a ​clear, ​colorlessliquid that is used in making many ​chemicals, ​especially explosives and ​fertilizers (= ​substances that ​helpplants to ​grow)
(Definition of nitric acid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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