NITROGLYCÉRINE


NITROGLYCÉRINE
n. f.

Huile jaunâtre, corrosive, extrêmement toxique et douce d’une grande force explosive, que l’on obtient en faisant réagir la glycérine sur l’acide azotique.

L'Academie francaise. 1935.

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  • nitroglycerine — noun see nitroglycerin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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