trinitroglycerin


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Related to trinitroglycerin: trinitrotoluene, TNT

tri·ni·tro·glyc·er·in

 (trī-nī′trō-glĭs′ər-ĭn)
n.
Nitroglycerin.
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Noun1.trinitroglycerin - 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)
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