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nitric acid

noun [U] uk   /ˌnaɪ.trɪkˈæs.ɪd/ us  
a clear liquid that is used in making many chemicals, especially explosives and fertilizers (= substances that help plants grow)
Translations of “nitric acid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 硝酸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 硝酸…
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