nitro

adjective
ni·​tro | \ ˈnī-(ˌ)trō How to pronounce nitro (audio) \

Definition of nitro

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: containing or being the monovalent group NO2 united through nitrogen

nitro

noun
plural nitros

Definition of nitro (Entry 2 of 2)

: any of various nitrated products specifically : nitroglycerin

Examples of nitro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Down the road, Fills hopes to add nitro taps for iced coffee and root beer, soft-serve ice cream and doughnut delivery. Michael Russell, oregonlive, "Fills is bringing Berliner-style doughnuts to original Blue Star Donuts space," 9 Oct. 2020 The cafe offers regular and nitro cold brew at 12, 16 and 24 ounce, with theoption to add in a cafe de olla — a blend of ground sugar, cinnamon, star anise, and cloves. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, "It's officially cold brew season in metro Phoenix. Here are 20 places for takeout coffee," 17 Aug. 2020 The coffee shops offer both regular and nitro cold brew. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, "It's officially cold brew season in metro Phoenix. Here are 20 places for takeout coffee," 17 Aug. 2020 Fredrickson said he’s toying with craft slushie machines and draft kegged cocktails, including a nitro Old Fashioned. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "Society Lounge owner to open new bar in former Hodge’s restaurant space," 23 June 2020 In the adjacent pizza restaurant, the pizza will be homemade, the gelato will be from an award-winning company, and there will be cold and nitro brew, featuring Colectivo Coffee. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A new three-story building will bring a beer garden, Mexican restaurant, pizza and coffee shop to downtown Sussex," 29 Jan. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The shop sells beers on tap, plus cider, mead, kombucha and Noble Coyote nitro coffee. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "22 new restaurants that opened amid the coronavirus pandemic in Dallas-Fort Worth," 16 June 2020 The Army backed his dragster from 2000-18. --After a two-year hiatus, Alexis DeJoria is back in a Toyota Funny Car with nitro-class champion Del Worsham as crew chief. Michael Knight, azcentral, "NHRA Pro Stock racer Matt Hartford back for another shot at Arizona Nationals," 19 Feb. 2020 The latest trend in craft beer isn’t hazy IPA or kettle sours or nitro coffee stouts. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, "New California law makes it easier to blur the line between beer and wine," 26 Dec. 2019 But the newfangled beverage system dispenses nitro cold brew, dark roast coffee and teas instead of beer. Doreen Christensen, sun-sentinel.com, "New ‘next generation’ Dunkin’ opens in South Florida," 12 Oct. 2019 Drink offerings include its Sons Coffee, nitro and cold brew on tap, and Liberty Lattes. Christian Burno, Dallas News, "Fort Worth’s coffee shop scene is having a major moment," 20 Jan. 2020 The brewery will continue to serve nitro cold coffee on tap, along with craft root beer also served on nitro, Pauly said. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Broken Bat Brewing signs off at its Buffalo Street brewery on March 21 to open new spot," 13 Mar. 2020 The Overlord Brown on nitro is a satisfying choice. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "The ultimate beer-lover's guide to bars, breweries and taprooms in Phoenix," 18 Feb. 2020 Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company, specializing in nitro brews, anchors a cafe area. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Woodward Corner Market opens Wednesday: Here's a peek inside," 27 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of nitro

Adjective

1881, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nitro

Adjective

nitr-

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The first known use of nitro was in 1881

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22 Oct 2020

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“Nitro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitro. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for nitro

nitro

adjective
ni·​tro | \ ˈnī-(ˌ)trō How to pronounce nitro (audio) \

Medical Definition of nitro

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: containing or being the monovalent group NO2 united through nitrogen

nitro

noun
plural nitros

Medical Definition of nitro (Entry 2 of 2)

: any of various nitrated products specifically : nitroglycerin

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