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hexanitrate

[hek-suh-nahy-treyt]
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noun
  1. any compound containing six nitrate groups.

Origin of hexanitrate

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Historical Examples

  • Starch yields the hexanitrate (C12) by both methods of nitration.

    Researches on Cellulose

    C. F. Cross