nitrostarch

[ nahy-truh-stahrch ]
/ ˈnaɪ trəˌstɑrtʃ /

noun Chemistry.

an orange powder, C12H12N8O26, soluble in ethanol, used in explosives.

Nearby words

  1. nitroso,
  2. nitroso group,
  3. nitroso-,
  4. nitrosobenzene,
  5. nitrosourea,
  6. nitrosyl,
  7. nitrosylsulfuric,
  8. nitrosylsulfuric acid,
  9. nitrous,
  10. nitrous acid

Origin of nitrostarch


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