: either of two liquid nitroparaffins C3H7NO2 made usually by hot vapor-phase nitration of propane and used chiefly as industrial solvents and in chemical synthesis:
: the primary derivative CH3CH2CH2NO2

called also 1-nitropropane

: the secondary derivative CH3CH(NO2)CH3

called also 2-nitropropane

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“Nitropropane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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