nitromethane

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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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