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nitroparaffin

[nahy-truh-par-uh-fin] /ˌnaɪ trəˈpær ə fɪn/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
any of a class of compounds derived from the methane series in which a hydrogen atom is replaced by a nitro group.
Origin of nitroparaffin
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; nitro- + paraffin
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British Dictionary definitions for nitroparaffin

nitroparaffin

/ˌnaɪtrəʊˈpærəfɪn/
noun
1.
any of a class of colourless toxic compounds with the general formula CnH2n+1NO2
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