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Noun: trinitroglycerin  trI,nI-trow'gli-su-rin
  1. 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)
    - nitroglycerin, nitroglycerine, glyceryl trinitrate, Nitrospan, Nitrostat

Type of: nitrate, vasodilative, vasodilator

Part of: blasting gelatin, cordite, dynamite, Nitrospan, Nitrostat

Encyclopedia: Trinitroglycerin