noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
Examples from the Web for nitroglycerine
Carbodynamite: nitroglycerine absorbed in cork charcoal instead of guhr.
"Nitroglycerine," explained Watkins, who had once been a miner.The Killer|Stewart Edward White
Turns out that ball was a mixture of Turkish Delight and nitroglycerine, and objected to my hitting it.
Nitroglycerine, when absorbed in a porous earth called 'Kieselguhr', is called dynamite.
But this time the pot was filled with nitroglycerine and the Turks were blown to pieces.The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"|George Davidson