noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
Origin of nitroglycerin
Related Words for nitroglycerinnitroglycerin, bomb, mine, missile, powder, ammunition, detonator, dynamite, gunpowder, TNT, gelignite, trinitrotoluene, grease, shot, grenade, charge, shell, fireworks, soup
Examples from the Web for nitroglycerin
Contemporary Examples of nitroglycerin
Having Lou Dobbs and Rick Kaplan reporting to me at the same time was like holding a canister of nitroglycerin in each hand.What Happened to the Real Lou?
August 5, 2009
Historical Examples of nitroglycerin
Maybe—but so is picric acid; so is nitroglycerin; and so is pure gold.Skylark Three
Edward Elmer Smith
There was also a five-pound bottle of nitroglycerin standing on the bench.
A little inadvertence in the handling of a bottle of nitroglycerin may have been the cause.
There is just as much acid after the glycerin is turned into nitroglycerin as there was before.
Charcoal from cork is said to absorb about 90% of its weight of nitroglycerin.