nitro explosive

nitro explosive

[′nī·trō ik′splō·siv]
(organic chemistry)
Explosive compound containing one or more NO2- groups, such as nitroglycerine, C3H5(ONO2)3, or trinitrotoluene, C6H2(CH3)(NO2)3.
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A dry swab is also desired as this would minimize interference with the IMS detection of nitro explosives.