Complete Definition of "aqua regia"

English
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Etymology
L. aqua#Latin|aqua regia, royal water, so named because it is one of the few solvents capable of dissolving noble metals.

Pronunciation
enPR|ā'kwə-rēʹjē-ə, IPA|/ˌeɪkwəˈriːdʒiə/, SAMPA|/%[email protected]"ri:[email protected]/
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Noun
en-noun|sg=aqua regia|- (abbreviation A.R.)

  1. An extremely powerful acid mixture composed of three parts concentrated hydrochloric acid to one part concentrated nitric acid.

Translations
trans-top|extremely powderful mixture of acids
Chinese: 王水 (wángshuǐ); 王酸 (wángsuān)
French: eau régale f
German: Königswasser n
Italian: acqua regia f
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Japanese: 王水 (おうすい, ōsui)
Korean: 왕수 (wangsu)
Russian: царская водка (tsárskaja vódka) f
Spanish: agua regia f
Swedish: kungsvatten n
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Category:Alchemy

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