butyl nitrite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n butyl nitrite a colorless pungent liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers
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Usage

In literature:

A blue, equally rich and more durable, was obtained by employing the nitrite-of-butyl vapour in a still more attenuated condition.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Amyl and butyl nitrite cause rapid pulse, headaches, and involuntary passing of urine and feces.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
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