Meaning of nitro-substitution in English:

nitro-substitution

noun

Chemistry
  • Replacement of a hydrogen atom, or other group or radical, by a nitro group; nitration.

Pronunciation

nitro-substitution

/ˌnʌɪtrə(ʊ)sʌbstɪˈtjuːʃn/ /ˌnʌɪtrə(ʊ)sʌbstɪˈtʃuːʃn/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.