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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nitric \Ni"tric\, a. [Cf. F. nitrique. See Niter.] (Chem.)
   Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitrogen; specifically,
   designating any one of those compounds in which, as
   contrasted with nitrous compounds, the element has a higher
   valence; as, nitric oxide; nitric acid.
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   Nitric acid, a colorless or yellowish liquid obtained by
      distilling a nitrate with sulphuric acid. It is powerfully
      corrosive, being a strong acid, and in decomposition a
      strong oxidizer.

   Nitric anhydride, a white crystalline oxide of nitrogen
      (N2O5), called nitric pentoxide, and regarded as the
      anhydride of nitric acid.

   Nitric oxide, a colorless poisous gas (NO) obtained by
      treating nitric acid with copper. On contact with the air
      or with oxygen, it becomes reddish brown from the
      formation of nitrogen dioxide (NO2, also called nitric
      dioxide or nitric peroxide).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nitroso- \Ni*tro"so-\
   (? or ?). (Chem.) A prefix (also used adjectively)
   designating the group or radical -NO, called the nitroso
   group, or its compounds.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nitrosyl \Ni*tro"syl\, n. [Nitroso- + -yl.] (Chem.)
   The radical -NO, called also the nitroso group. The term
   is sometimes loosely used to designate certain nitro
   compounds; as, nitrosyl sulphuric acid. Used also
   adjectively.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

No \No\ (n[=o]), a. [OE. no, non, the same word as E. none; cf.
   E. a, an. See None.]
   Not any; not one; none; as, yes, we have no bananas; -- often
   used as a quantifier.
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         Let there be no strife . . . between me and thee.
                                                  --Gen. xiii.
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         That goodness is no name, and happiness no dream.
                                                  --Byron.
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   Note: In Old England before a vowel the form non or noon was
         used. "No man." "Noon apothercary." --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

No \No\, adv. [OE. no, na, AS. n[=a]; ne not + [=a] ever. AS. ne
   is akin to OHG. ni, Goth. ni, Russ. ne, Ir., Gael. & W. ni,
   L. ne, Gr. nh (in comp.), Skr. na, and also to E. prefix un-.
   [root] 193. See Aye, and cf. Nay, Not, Nice,
   Nefarious.]
   Nay; not; not at all; not in any respect or degree; -- a word
   expressing negation, denial, or refusal. Before or after
   another negative, no is emphatic.
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         We do no otherwise than we are willed.   --Shak.
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         I am perplx'd and doubtful whether or no
         I dare accept this your congratulation.  --Coleridge.
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         There is none righteous, no, not one.    --Rom. iii.
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         No! Nay, Heaven forbid.                  --Coleridge.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

No \No\ (n[=o]), n.; pl. Noes (n[=o]z).
   1. A refusal by use of the word no; a denial.
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   2. A negative vote; one who votes in the negative; as, to
      call for the ayes and noes; the noes have it.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

no \no.\ n.
   Number; -- the number designating place in an ordered
   sequence; as, no. 2. [abbrev.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

nay \nay\ (n[=a]), adv. [Icel. nei; akin to E. no. See No,
   adv.]
   1. No; -- a negative answer to a question asked, or a request
      made, now superseded by no. Opposed to aye or yea.
      See also Yes.
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            And eke when I say "ye," ne say not "nay."
                                                  --Chaucer.
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            I tell you nay; but except ye repent, ye shall all
            likewise perish.                      --Luke xiii.
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            And now do they thrust us out privily? nay, verily;
            but let them come themselves and fetch us out.
                                                  --Acts xvi.
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            He that will not when he may,
            When he would he shall have nay.      --Old Prov.
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   Note: Before the time of Henry VIII. nay was used to answer
         simple questions, and no was used when the form of the
         question involved a negative expression; nay was the
         simple form, no the emphatic. --Skeat.
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   2. Not this merely, but also; not only so, but; -- used to
      mark the addition or substitution of a more explicit or
      more emphatic phrase.
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   Note: Nay in this sense may be interchanged with yea. "Were
         he my brother, nay, my kingdom's heir." --Shak.
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