Nitroglycerin

Trigonal planar at N7, N8, and N9 | MolShape = Tetrahedral at C1, C2, and C3 Nitroglycerin (NG), known also as nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin, trinitroglycerine, or nitro, or more correctly as glyceryl trinitrate, or more formally as 1,2,3-trinitroxypropane, is a heavy, colorless, oily, explosive liquid most commonly produced by treating glycero...
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Nitroglycerin

• (n.) A liquid appearing like a heavy oil, colorless or yellowish, and consisting of a mixture of several glycerin salts of nitric acid, and hence more properly called glycerin nitrate. It is made by the action of nitric acid on glycerin in the presence of sulphuric acid. It is extremely unstable and terribly explosive. A very dilute solution...
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nitroglycerin

<chemistry> A liquid appearing like a heavy oil, colourless or yellowish, and consisting of a mixture of several glycerin salts of nitric acid, and hence more properly called glycerin nitrate. ... It is made by the action of nitric acid on glycerin in the presence of sulphuric acid. It is extremely unstable and terribly explosive. A very dilu...
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nitroglycerin

(ni″tro-glis´әr-in) a chemical well known as an explosive but also having medical uses; it is a vasodilator and is used medically especially in the prophylaxis and treatment of angina pectoris. Called also glyceryl trinitrate.
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nitroglycerin

nitroglycerine noun a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat)
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Nitroglycerin

Ni`tro·glyc'er·in noun [ Nitro- + glycerinn .] (Chemistry) A liquid appearing like a heavy oil, colorless or yellowish, and consisting of a mixture of several glycerin salts of nitric acid, and hence more properly called glycerin nitrate . It is made by the action of nitri...
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nitroglycerin

a powerful explosive and an important ingredient of most forms of dynamite (q.v.). It is also used with nitrocellulose in some propellants, ... [7 related articles]
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Nitroglycerin

C3H5(NO3)3 Molar mass: 227.0865
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nitroglycerin

In medicine, a substance used as a drug to treat certain heart conditions and to widen the openings in blood vessels. Nitroglycerin is being studied as a way to help chemotherapy work better by making tumor cells more sensitive to the drugs. It is a type of vasodilator.
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nitroglycerin

nitroglycerin (nī"trōglis'urin) , C3H5N3O9, colorless, oily, highly explosive liquid. It is the nitric acid triester of glycerol and is more correctly called glycerol trinitrate. It is insoluble in water but soluble in ether, acetone, benzene, and chloroform. An unstable compound...
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nitroglycerin

Type: Term Pronunciation: nī′trō-glis′ĕr-in Definitions: 1. An explosive, yellowish, oily fluid formed by the action of sulfuric and nitric acids on glycerin; used as a vasodilator, especially in angina pectoris; generates nitric oxide. Synonyms: 1, 2, 3-propanetriol trinitrate, glyceryl trinitrate, trinitroglycerin  ...
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nitroglycerin

[n] - a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol
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