nitromethane

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ni·tro·meth·ane

 (nī′trō-mĕth′ān′)
n.
A colorless, oily liquid, CH3NO2, used in making dyes and resins, in organic synthesis, as a fuel in racecar engines, and as a rocket propellant.

nitromethane

(ˌnaɪtrəʊˈmiːθeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an oily colourless liquid obtained from methane and used as a solvent and rocket fuel and in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: CH3NO2