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1. nitroglycerine

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).

Synonyms

  • glyceryl trinitrate
  • Nitrostat
  • nitroglycerin
  • vasodilative
  • vasodilator
  • trinitroglycerin
  • Nitrospan
  • cordite
  • blasting gelatin
  • nitrate

Etymology

  • glycerine (English)
  • nitro- (English)

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Example sentences of the word nitroglycerine


1. Adjective
Another important explosive is nitroglycerine.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They include anti-depressants, acetaminophen, Viagra and nitroglycerine.

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