nitrogen pentoxide

noun

: a white crystalline unstable compound N2O5 obtainable by oxidation of nitrogen dioxide with ozone or by dehydration of nitric acid and yielding nitric acid on combination with water with evolution of much heat; di-nitrogen pentoxide

called also nitric anhydride, nitrogen (V) oxide

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“Nitrogen pentoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrogen%20pentoxide. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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