Definition of dinitrogen tetroxide in English:

dinitrogen tetroxide

Pronunciation /dīˌnītrəjən teˈträksīd/ /daɪˌnaɪtrədʒən tɛˈtrɑksaɪd/

noun

Chemistry
  • A colorless volatile liquid that is used as a nitrating agent, a solvent, and an oxidizer in rocket fuels.

    Alternative name: nitrogen tetroxide. Chemical formula: N₂O₄. It exists in equilibrium with nitrogen dioxide, NO₂