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  • as indynamite
  • as inexplosive

synonyms for nitroglycerin

  • TNT
  • gelignite
  • trinitrotoluene
  • ammunition
  • bomb
  • booby trap
  • detonator
  • dynamite
  • gunpowder
  • mine
  • missile
  • munition
  • powder
  • charge
  • fireworks
  • grease
  • grenade
  • mulligan
  • pineapple
  • propellant
  • shell
  • shot
  • soup
  • TNT
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How to use nitroglycerin in a sentence

These are probably largely due to incomplete detonation, by which part of the nitroglycerin is vaporized or merely burned.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Like nitroglycerin, the common dynamites freeze at a temperature of from 42 to 46 F.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, SLICE 1VARIOUS
It is used in medicine and in the manufacture of the explosives nitroglycerin and dynamite.
AN ELEMENTARY STUDY OF CHEMISTRYWILLIAM MCPHERSON
A hot-water bag was placed with the nitroglycerin and all was wrapped in a heavy blanket to protect it from Jack Frost.
DYNAMITE STORIESHUDSON MAXIM
Nobel, however, had discovered that when nitroglycerin was absorbed in infusorial earth, it was rendered much less sensitive.
DYNAMITE STORIESHUDSON MAXIM
One day there came an urgent call from the east end of the Tunnel for more nitroglycerin.
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Stories were prevalent that the sound of a fiddle string would explode nitroglycerin when frozen.
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The first attempt to introduce nitroglycerin as a blasting agent into the United States was made by a young German student.
DYNAMITE STORIESHUDSON MAXIM
That liquid in the flask was nitroglycerin, which, taken internally, is one of the most virulent of poisons.
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I began to be thoroughly frightened, and wormed out of her the fact that she had a terrible nitroglycerin headache.
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WORDS RELATED TO NITROGLYCERIN

  • TNT
  • gelignite
  • nitroglycerin
  • trinitrotoluene
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