nitro

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1ni·tro

adjective \ˈnī-(ˌ)trō\

Definition of NITRO

:  containing or being the monovalent group NO2 united through nitrogen

Origin of NITRO

nitr-
First Known Use: 1881

2nitro

noun
plural nitros

Definition of NITRO

:  any of various nitrated products; specifically :  nitroglycerin

First Known Use of NITRO

1903

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