Having Lou Dobbs and Rick Kaplan reporting to me at the same time was like holding a canister of nitroglycerin in each hand.
At ninety-five he knew the nitroglycerin would take fire, probably explode, and nothing could save it.
Maybe—but so is picric acid; so is nitroglycerin; and so is pure gold.
Triturate the spirit of nitroglycerin with the red fat sugar and permit the alcohol to evaporate.
There was also a five-pound bottle of nitroglycerin standing on the bench.
The use of nitroglycerin is based on the theory that seizures are caused by anmia due to vasomotor constriction.
There is just as much acid after the glycerin is turned into nitroglycerin as there was before.
Nobel's invention, "cordite," is composed of nitroglycerin and nitrocellulose with a little mineral jelly or vaseline.
Were they to stop but for a single second, the nitroglycerin would explode.
The nitroglycerin in exploding decomposes into steam, carbonic acid, nitrogen, and oxygen.
nitroglycerin ni·tro·glyc·er·in or ni·tro·glyc·er·ine (nī'trō-glĭs'ər-ĭn, -trə-)
A thick, pale yellow liquid that is explosive on concussion or exposure to sudden heat, used as a vasodilator in medicine.