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tetranitrate

[ te-truh-nahy-treyt ]
/ ˌtɛ trəˈnaɪ treɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
a compound containing four nitrate groups.
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Origin of tetranitrate

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How to use tetranitrate in a sentence

  • Wood gum, from beech wood, gave a tetranitrate (C10 formula) insoluble in all the usual solvents for this group of esters.

  • Thus the tetranitrate yields only 46.4 of denitrated fibre in place of the calculated 66.

  • The majority of cases will do well on the sodium nitrite or erythrol tetranitrate.

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