nitramine

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

Definition of nitramine

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 : nitramide

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History and Etymology for nitramine

International Scientific Vocabulary nitr- + amine

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“Nitramine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitramine. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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