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 The Colorado brewery continues to ride the nitro market. Marc Bona, cleveland, 7 Nov. 2021 Trucks with nitro-fuel-burning engines transferred their power to the rear wheels only, causing the front ones to leave the track and race with the front end lifted 9 or 10 feet in the air. Paula Allen, San Antonio Express-News, 6 Nov. 2021 Both offer a unique twist: Metropolitan with a revolving nitro coffee beer at its Avondale taproom along the North Branch of the Chicago River, and Dovetail with a growing program of beers made with wild yeast in North Center. Josh Noel, chicagotribune.com, 3 Nov. 2021 There will be a Great Lakes coffee shop specializing in nitro brews, and an extensive beer, wine and liquor counter. Sue Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 1 Oct. 2021 There will be a Great Lakes coffee shop specializing in nitro brews, and an extensive beer, wine and liquor counter. Sue Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 1 Oct. 2021 Cold-brew and nitro cold-brew drinks are also on tap, and locally made baked goods, including vegan options, are available behind a glass case. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, 19 Oct. 2021 There will be a Great Lakes coffee shop specializing in nitro brews, and an extensive beer, wine and liquor counter. Sue Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 1 Oct. 2021 There will be a Great Lakes coffee shop specializing in nitro brews, and an extensive beer, wine and liquor counter. Sue Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 1 Oct. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun From multiuse coffee clips to an at-home nitro cold-brew keg, accessories and gadgets to further enhance the coffee drinking experience are key in this list. Sarah Madaus, SELF, 29 Oct. 2021 Other Bay Area roasters such as Highwire have teamed up with Santa Cruz company Steeped Coffee to offer individual-sized bags of ground coffee, nitro-sealed to stay fresh. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, 19 Jan. 2021 The shop sells beers on tap, plus cider, mead, kombucha and Noble Coyote nitro coffee. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 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, 19 Feb. 2020 The latest trend in craft beer isn’t hazy IPA or kettle sours or nitro coffee stouts. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, 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, 12 Oct. 2019 Drink offerings include its Sons Coffee, nitro and cold brew on tap, and Liberty Lattes. Christian Burno, Dallas News, 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, 13 Mar. 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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16 Nov 2021

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“Nitro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitro. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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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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