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amyl nitrate

Saltos de línea: amyl ni|trate

Definición de amyl nitrate en inglés:

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[mass noun] Chemistry
A colourless synthetic liquid used as an additive in diesel fuel to improve its ignition properties.
Example sentences
  • I was absolutely hooked - quite possibly something to do with the smell of ether and amyl nitrate in the fuel.
  • I even used to make my own fuel, the contents of which contained wonderfully volatile components such as amyl nitrate and ether.
  • When I looked down and breathed in it was the unmistakeable smell of amyl nitrate reaching my nostrils.

Uso

Amyl nitrate and amyl nitrite are distinct substances. The street drug is amyl nitrite, but is often incorrectly called amyl nitrate.

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