nitroglycerin


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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.

ni•tro•glyc•er•in

(ˌnaɪ trəˈglɪs ər ɪn)

also ni•tro•glyc•er•ine

(-ər ɪn, -əˌrin)

n.
a highly explosive oily liquid, C3H5N3O9, used in explosives and as a vasodilator.
[1855–60]

ni·tro·glyc·er·in

(nī′trō-glĭs′ər-ĭn)
A thick, pale-yellow, explosive liquid formed by treating glycerin with nitric and sulfuric acids. It is used to make dynamite, and in medicine to dilate blood vessels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nitroglycerin - 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

nitroglycerin

nitroglycerine [ˈnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsəriːn] Nnitroglicerina f

nitroglycerin

[ˌnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsərɪn] nitroglycerine [ˌnaɪtrəʊˈglɪsəriːn] nnitroglycérine f

nitroglycerin(e)

nNitroglyzerin nt

nitroglycerin

n nitroglicerina
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