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Categories: Explosive chemicals, Sugar alcohol explosives, Articles with short description, Italian inventions, Alkyl nitrates
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nitroglycerin  nitroglycerine  trinitroglycerin  glyceryl trinitrate  Nitrospan
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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) WordNet 3.0
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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) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Nitroglycerin, also known as trinitroglycerin, nitro, glyceryl trinitrate, or 1,2,3-trinitroxypropane, is a dense, colorless, oily, explosive liquid most commonly produced by nitrating glycerol with white fuming nitric acid under conditions appropriate to the formation of the nitric acid ester. Wikipedia
A chemical used in demolition as dynamite and in medicine as a vasodilator Wikipedia Disambiguation
Chemical compound Wikidata
The compound glyceryl-tri-nitrate or 1,2,3 tri-nitrooxy propane; the ester of glycerol with nitric acid; prepared by the careful addition of a mixture of nitric and sulphuric acids to glycerol with constant stirring and cooling; it is a thick, pale yellow liquid, that is highly explosive on concussion or on exposure to sudden heat; it is used in medicine as a vasodilator, and as an explosive in the form of dynamite which is safe to handle. Wiktionary
The compound glyceryl-tri-nitrate. Wiktionary (translation)
Nitroglycerine. Wiktionary