noun. ['ˌnaɪtroʊˈglɪsɝən, ˌnaɪtrəˈglɪsɝən, ˌnaɪtʃrəˈglɪsɝən'] a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat).
- glyceryl trinitrate
- blasting gelatin
Words that Rhyme with Nitroglycerin
Example sentences of the word nitroglycerin
One of the components you need to finish the bomb is a nitroglycerin charge.
Glycerol is a versatile compound used to make soap, lotion, nitroglycerin, preservatives and lubricants.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Interactions may occur in patients taking nitroglycerin.