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nitrostarch

[nahy-truh-stahrch] /ˈnaɪ trəˌstɑrtʃ/
noun, Chemistry
1.
an orange powder, C 1 2 H 1 2 N 8 O 2 6 , soluble in ethanol, used in explosives.
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