nitroglycerine

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nitroglycerine

, nitroglycerin
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
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nitroglycerine

[¦nī·trə′glis·ə·rən]
(organic chemistry)
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