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nitro US English

short for nitroglycerin.

nitro- US English

Of or containing nitric acid, nitrates, or nitrogen

nitro group US English

A group, —NO2, attached to an organic group in a molecule

nitroglycerin US English

An explosive yellow liquid made by nitrating glycerol, used in explosives such as dynamite. It is also used in medicine as a vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris