nitramine

noun ni·tra·mine \ˌnī‧trəˈmēn, nī‧ˈtramə̇n\

Definition of nitramine

  1. 1 :  any of a class of compounds characterized by the grouping >NNO2 consisting of a nitro group attached to nitrogen and regarded either as N -nitro derivatives of amines or as organic derivatives of nitramide; especially :  tetryl

  2. 2 :  nitramide

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Origin and Etymology of nitramine

International Scientific Vocabulary nitr- + amine


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