How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"nitro" is from "nitron" (sodium carbonate) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "nitrogen" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Nitrification consumes large amounts of oxygen.|
|Why is nitroglycerin explosive?|