It consisted merely in mixing nitro-glycerin with about an equal quantity of very finely divided earth.
Nitro-glycerin was shaken with a strong aqueous solution of commercial K2S.
The filtrate was clear, and the sulphur bore hammering without the slightest indication of nitro-glycerin.
On examination it was found to be nitro-glycerin on its way to the mines.
It was a simple little blue telegram, but it might have been nitro-glycerin on a tear for the way it acted.
On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nitroglycerin, such as: gelignite, tnt, and trinitrotoluene.
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