Definitions

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  • n. nitroglycerine when used medicinally

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as Nitroglycerin; -- called also oil of glonoin.
  • n. A dilute solution of nitroglycerin used as a neurotic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given to concentrated nitro-glycerin, especially as used in medicine.

Etymologies

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Shortened from glycerine, oxygen, nitrogen, with -in.

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