1. Short for nitrogen, an inert gas that makes up a good percentage of Earth's atmosphere.
2. Short for nitrous oxide, a gaseous compound used as a mild anesthetic in dental surgery
. Also used in car engines. The gas is fed parallel to the fuel injection manifold to increase the volatility of combustion in the engines.
3. Short for nitroglycerin
. A compound used medically. However, nitroglycerin is also explosive and is popular in such devices.
4. Short for nitromethane
. CH3NO2. Used in race car engines and as a propellant.
5. To suddenly and unexpectedly-often without provocation-become explosively agitated. Similar to going postal.
6. Describes a person, place or thing as being unequivocally, quintessentially spectacular and dumbfounding. (i.e. Something that is really, really cool to use the vernacular).
1. We set up a vacuum line under nitro in chemistry today.
2. He punched his nitro too early, and his car exploded.
3. The BLU-205-N, a laser guided, nitro-tipped paveway
4. See 1.
5. Yo', don't fuck girls on X man. That chica went nitro on my cock yesterday.
6. Dude, fatality
may be platinum in Quake, but I am nitro at sniping in America's