Meaning of nitroglycol in English:

nitroglycol

Pronunciation /ˌnʌɪtrə(ʊ)ˈɡlʌɪkɒl/ /ˌnʌɪtrə(ʊ)ˈɡlɪkɒl/

noun

Chemistry
  • A nitro-derivative of glycol; specifically an extremely powerful liquid explosive, 1,2-dinitroethan-1,2-diol, C ₂ H ₄ N ₂ O ₆.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. After French nitroglycol.