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nitromethane

noun ni·tro·meth·ane \ˌnī-trō-ˈme-ˌthān, British usually -ˈmē-\

Definition of NITROMETHANE

:  a liquid nitroparaffin CH3NO2 that is used as an industrial solvent, in chemical synthesis, and as a fuel for rockets and high-performance engines

First Known Use of NITROMETHANE

1872

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