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noun as in dynamite

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Nirenberg prescribed daily application of a nitroglycerin ointment to boost blood flow to the toes.

A rash of potential products included aromatics, flavorings, nitroglycerin for dynamite, plastics, drugs and more.

Having Lou Dobbs and Rick Kaplan reporting to me at the same time was like holding a canister of nitroglycerin in each hand.

These are probably largely due to incomplete detonation, by which part of the nitroglycerin is vaporized or merely burned.

Like nitroglycerin, the common dynamites freeze at a temperature of from 42 to 46 F.

It is used in medicine and in the manufacture of the explosives nitroglycerin and dynamite.

A hot-water bag was placed with the nitroglycerin and all was wrapped in a heavy blanket to protect it from Jack Frost.

Nobel, however, had discovered that when nitroglycerin was absorbed in infusorial earth, it was rendered much less sensitive.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nitroglycerin, such as: gelignite, tnt, and trinitrotoluene.

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