Definition of nitron in English:

nitron

noun

Chemistry
  • A yellow crystalline triazole derivative, (C₆H₅)₃C₂HN₄, which is used in gravimetric analysis as a precipitant for nitrate, perchlorate, and some other ions.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Nitron from nitro- + -on.

Pronunciation

nitron

/ˈnʌɪtrɒn/