short for nitroglycerin.
Of or containing nitric acid, nitrates, or nitrogen
A group, —NO2, attached to an organic group in a molecule
= nitroblue tetrazolium.
An organic acid which has undergone nitration, usually by reaction with nitric acid.
(Of a gun) warranted as suitable for use with nitro powder.
To prove or test (a firearm) as to suitability for use with nitro powder (usually in pass.).
Designating or relating to a substance or chemical principle supposedly present in both air and nitre and, according to the theories of John Mayow (1641–79), responsible for processes such as combustion, fermentation, and respiration.
Gunpowder prepared from nitro-compounds, typically containing either nitroglycerine or nitrocellulose, or both.
An organic compound containing a nitro group.
A compound which is derived from another by the addition or substitution of a nitro group.
(Of a compound) having one or more substituents replaced by nitro groups.
Replacement of a hydrogen atom, or other group or radical, by a nitro group; nitration.
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