nitramine

noun

ni·​tra·​mine
ˌnī‧trəˈmēn,
nī‧ˈtramə̇n
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

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Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary nitr- + amine

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“Nitramine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitramine. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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