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noun (abbreviated A.F.)
  1. (context, inorganic compound, obsolete) An old name for nitric acid.
  2. (alchemy) A corrosive liquor made of saltpeter, serving as a solvent for dissolving silver and all other metals except gold.
Etymology: aqua (water) + fortis (strong)


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