Sentence Examples


  • It is an indigo-blue powder, soluble in hydrochloric acid, but insoluble in dilute nitric and sulphuric acids.
  • It decomposes steam at a red heat, and slowly dissolves in dilute hydrochloric and sulphuric acids, but more readily in nitric acid.
  • Cobalt burns in nitric oxide at 150° C. giving the monoxide.
  • 3 The surrounding silver was then dissolved by nitric acid, and a platinum wire of extreme fineness remained.
  • It is somewhat readily oxidized; nitric acid gives carbonic and oxalic acids, and chromic acid, carbonic and acetic acids.