Definition of nitrosyl in English:

nitrosyl

noun

Chemistry
  • The group —N=O; the cation NO+. Also: a complex containing nitric oxide (NO) bonded to a metal atom as a neutral ligand.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Chemical News. From nitroso- + -yl.

Pronunciation

nitrosyl

/ˈnʌɪtrəsʌɪl//ˈnʌɪtrəsɪl//nʌɪˈtrəʊsʌɪl/