nitrocarbol
Nitromethane Ni`tro*meth"ane, n. [Nitro- + methane.] (Chem.) A nitro derivative of methane ({CH3.NO2}), obtained as a mobile liquid; -- called also {nitrocarbol}. It has been used as a rocket fuel and as a gasoline additive to add power to the fuel, especially in racing cars. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nitrocarbol — Ni tro*car bol, n. [Nitro + carbon + L. oleum oil.] (Chem.) See {Nitromethane}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CH3NO2 — Nitromethane Ni tro*meth ane, n. [Nitro + methane.] (Chem.) A nitro derivative of methane ({CH3.NO2}), obtained as a mobile liquid; called also {nitrocarbol}. It has been used as a rocket fuel and as a gasoline additive to add power to the fuel,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitromethane — Ni tro*meth ane, n. [Nitro + methane.] (Chem.) A nitro derivative of methane ({CH3.NO2}), obtained as a mobile liquid; called also {nitrocarbol}. It has been used as a rocket fuel and as a gasoline additive to add power to the fuel, especially in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nitromethane — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • Nitromethan — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Nitromethan Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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