nitroglycerine


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ni·tro·glyc·er·in

also ni·tro·glyc·er·ine  (nī′trō-glĭs′ər-ĭn, -trə-)
n.
A thick, pale yellow liquid, C3H5N3O9, that is explosive on concussion or exposure to sudden heat. It is used in the production of dynamite and blasting gelatin and as a vasodilator in medicine.

nitroglycerine

(ˌnaɪtrəʊˈɡlɪsəˌriːn) or

nitroglycerin

n
(Elements & Compounds) a pale yellow viscous explosive liquid substance made from glycerol and nitric and sulphuric acids and used in explosives, and in medicine as a vasodilator. Formula: CH2NO3CHNO3CH2NO3. Also called: trinitroglycerine
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Noun1.nitroglycerine - 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)
blasting gelatin - mixture of guncotton with nitroglycerin
cordite - explosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords
dynamite - an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp
Nitrospan, Nitrostat - trade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris
vasodilative, vasodilator - a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
nitrate - any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
Translations
nitroglyseriini
ニトログリセリン
nitrogliceryna
nitroglyxerin

nitroglycerine

[ˌnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsəˌriːn] nitroglycerin [ˌnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsərɪn] nnitroglicerina

nitroglycerine

n. nitroglicerina, nitrato de glicerina usado como vasodilatador esp. en la angina de pecho.
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