Definition of Nitroglycerines
1. nitroglycerine [n] - See also: nitroglycerine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitroglycerines
Literary usage of Nitroglycerines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"nitroglycerines AND DYNAMITES The name nitroglycerine is given improperly to nitric esters of glycerine, since they do not contain true ..."
2. Mining Accidents and Their Prevention by Sir Frederick Augustus Abel (1889)
"... regulations designated for nitroglycerines are to be in force. B.—THE PURCHASE OF EXPLOSIVES. Only a mine owner or his representatives may purchase of ..."
3. Practical Chemistry: Fundamental Facts and Applications to Modern Life by Newton Henry Black, James Bryant Conant (1920)
"nitroglycerines made by the action of nitric acid on glycerin (C3H6(OH)3). It is a very sensitive explosive and is little used unmixed. ..."
4. Review of International Technologies for Destruction of Recovered Chemical by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"... aromatics, carboxylic acids, dioxins, dyes, fuel constituents, halogenated hydrocarbons, herbicides, ketones, mercaptans, nitroglycerines, pesticides, ..."
5. Lectures on Explosives: A Course of Lectures Prepared Especially as a Manual by Willoughby Walke (1900)
"It is believed to be possible to produce three different nitroglycerines. By replacing one atom of hydrogen in the glycerine by one atom of nitryl the ..."
6. The Service of Coast Artillery by Frank Thomas Hines, Franklin Wilmer Ward (1910)
"Some commercial nitroglycerines have a yellow color, more'or less deep. When free from water it is transparent; the presence of water makes it milky. ..."