Aqua fortis

A`qua for'tis [ Latin , strong water.] (Chemistry) Nitric acid. [ Archaic]
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aqua fortis

<chemistry> Nitric acid. ... Origin: L, strong water. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Aqua fortis

• Nitric acid.
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Aqua Fortis

Aqua fortis is Latin for strong water (nitric acid)
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aqua fortis

aqua fortis (äk'wu fôr'tis) : see nitric acid.
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Aqua fortis

In alchemy, aqua fortis (Latin for `strong water`) is nitric acid (HNO3). Being highly corrosive, the solution was used in alchemy for dissolving silver and most other metals with the notable exception of gold, which can only be dissolved using aqua regia or `regal water`. Aqua fortis was prepared by mixing either sand, alum, or vitriol, or th...
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aqua fortis

Synonym of nitric acid
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aqua fortis

acid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels
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