Nitroparaffin definitions

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Any of a group of organic compounds formed by replacing one or more of the hydrogen atoms of an alkane with the univalent group, NO2 , as in nitromethane, CH3 NO2 .
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A nitrogen compound derived from an alkane and containing an NO2 group in place of one or more of the hydrogen atoms.
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(chemistry) A class of aliphatic organic compounds containing a nitro functional group.
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