film stock using a base of cellulose nitrate: extremely flammable and tending to erode at a relatively early age.
a motion picture made with or printed on this film.
[nahy-truh-teen, -tin] /ˈnaɪ trəˌtin, -tɪn/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. .
[noun nahy-treyt, -trit; verb nahy-treyt] /noun ˈnaɪ treɪt, -trɪt; verb ˈnaɪ treɪt/ noun 1. Chemistry. a salt or ester of , or any compound containing the univalent group –ONO 2 or NO 3 . 2. fertilizer consisting of or . 3. , a substance used as a film base in the early days of filmmaking. […]
/naɪˈtreɪzɪˌpæm; naɪˈtræz-/ noun 1. a synthetic chemical compound belonging to the benzodiazepine group of drugs; a minor tranquillizer used mainly in sleeping tablets, such as Mogadon. Formula: C15H11N3O3
[nahy-ter] /ˈnaɪ tər/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. . [nahy-ter] /ˈnaɪ tər/ noun 1. . 2. . /ˈnaɪtə/ noun 1. another name for potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate /ˈnaɪtə/ noun 1. the usual US spelling of nitre n. c.1400, “native sodium carbonate,” from Old French nitre (13c.), from Latin nitrum, from Greek nitron, which is possibly of […]