Main definitions of nitramine in English

: nitramine1nitramine2

nitramine1

(also nitroamine)

Pronunciación /ˈnʌɪtrəmiːn/

nombre

Química
  • 1Any of a class of compounds containing the group \\\NNO₂, some of which are used as propellants or explosives.

  • 2Specifically. An aromatic compound of this class, (CH₃)(NO₂)NC₆ H₂ (NO₂)₃, used as a pH indicator and in explosives.

Origen

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From nitro- + amine.

Main definitions of nitramine in English

: nitramine1nitramine2

nitramine2

Pronunciación /ˈnʌɪtrəmiːn/

nombre

Química
  • An alkaloid which occurs naturally in several shrubs of the genus Nitraria (nitre-bushes); C₁₀ H₁₉ NO.

Origen

1970s; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From nitr- (in scientific Latin Nitraria, genus name) + amine, after Russian nitramin.