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Definition of amyl nitrite noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


amyl nitrite

NAmE//ˌæmɪl ˈnaɪtraɪt//
(informal amyl) [uncountable]
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a yellowish liquid that changes quickly to a gas. Amyl nitrite is used as a medicine and also as a drug that is taken for pleasure.
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