noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
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Having Lou Dobbs and Rick Kaplan reporting to me at the same time was like holding a canister of nitroglycerin in each hand.
There was also a five-pound bottle of nitroglycerin standing on the bench.
A rubber hot-water bag was filled with absorbent cotton containing all the nitroglycerin it would hold.
At ninety-five he knew the nitroglycerin would take fire, probably explode, and nothing could save it.Careers of Danger and Daring|Cleveland Moffett
The first practical application of nitroglycerin in this way was made by A. Nobel in 1863.
The use of nitroglycerin is based on the theory that seizures are caused by anmia due to vasomotor constriction.Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia|Isaac G. Briggs