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pentaerythritol

Definitions

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  • n. The polyhydric alcohol 2,2-bis(hydroxymethyl)1,3-propanediol C(CH2OH)4

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  • n. a coronary vasodilator (trade name Peritrate) used to treat angina pectoris

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Examples

  • FBI analysis found that the device contained PETN, also known as pentaerythritol, a high explosive.

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  • A preliminary FBI analysis found that the device contained PETN, also known as pentaerythritol, a high explosive.

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  • Also known as pentaerythritol tetranitrate, the colorless PETN crystals are used in detonating cords for industrial explosions, as well as in heart medications.

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  • Also known as pentaerythritol tetranitrate, colorless PETN crystals are the primary ingredient in detonating cords used for industrial explosions.

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  • Abdulmutallab attempted to bring down the Airbus 330 by combining a flammable liquid he was carrying in a syringe with an explosive powder known as pentaerythritol or PETN that was sewn into his underwear.

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  • A preliminary FBI analysis found that the device Abdulmutallab used "contained PETN, also known as pentaerythritol, a high explosive," the charge sheet said.

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  • Preliminary FBI analysis found that the device contained PETN, also known as pentaerythritol, a highly explosive device.

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  • Preliminary FBI analysis found that the device the suspect used "contained PETN, also known as pentaerythritol, a high explosive", the charge sheet said.

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  • Abdulmutallab was carrying PETN, also known as pentaerythritol, the same material convicted shoe bomber Richard Reid used when he tried to destroy a trans-Atlantic flight in 2001 with explosives hidden in his shoes.

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  • The affidavit said the device contained PETN, also known as pentaerythritol tetranitrate, a highly explosive substance that was used in 2001 by Richard C. Reid, the so-called shoe bomber whose attempt to blow up a trans-Atlantic flight was also thwarted.

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