nitroglycerine, when absorbed in a porous earth called 'Kieselguhr', is called dynamite.
Naturally, the nitroglycerine had to be transported from where it was made to where it was to be used.
We must get to the Aerolite storeroom, and see if we can unlimber some of the heavy gas guns and nitroglycerine weapons.
The little word seemed to have the explosive force of nitroglycerine.
It was an injudicious mixture of gun-cotton, nitroglycerine or what not.
Wobanguli's speech had all the elements of nitroglycerine, he realized.
Dynamit: nitroglycerine 75 per cent, Kieselguhr 25 per cent.
Over a million pounds of nitroglycerine were produced by Mowbray between 1866 and completion of the tunnel.
The sand was then saturated with nitroglycerine, the fuse lighted, and the primer dropped into the well.
nitroglycerine gives rise to intense and persistent headache ('powder headache').
nitroglycerin ni·tro·glyc·er·in or ni·tro·glyc·er·ine (nī'trō-glĭs'ər-ĭn, -trə-)
A thick, pale yellow liquid that is explosive on concussion or exposure to sudden heat, used as a vasodilator in medicine.