trinitroglycerin

[ trahy-nahy-troh-glis-er-in ]
/ traɪˌnaɪ troʊˈglɪs ər ɪn /

noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. trinitarianism,
  2. trinitro-,
  3. trinitrobenzene,
  4. trinitrocellulose,
  5. trinitrocresol,
  6. trinitroglycerine,
  7. trinitrophenol,
  8. trinitrophenylmethylnitramine,
  9. trinitrotoluene,
  10. trinity

Origin of trinitroglycerin

First recorded in 1860–65; trinitro- + glycerin

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