Definition of nitroglycerine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nitroglycerine

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌnaɪtrəʊˈɡlɪsəriːn//
 
, BrE//ˌnaɪtrəʊˈɡlɪsərɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnaɪtroʊˈɡlɪsərən//
 
(especially British English)(usually US English nitroglycerin
BrE BrE//ˌnaɪtrəʊˈɡlɪsərɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnaɪtroʊˈɡlɪsərən//
 
)
[uncountable]
 
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a powerful liquid explosive