trinitrotoluene

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tri·ni·tro·tol·u·ene

 (trī-nī′trō-tŏl′yo͞o-ēn′) also tri·ni·tro·tol·u·ol (-ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
n.
TNT.

trinitrotoluene

(traɪˌnaɪtrəʊˈtɒljʊˌiːn) or

trinitrotoluol

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the full name for TNT

TNT1

,
a flammable toluene derivative, C7H5N3O6, used as a high explosive and in the manufacture of dyestuffs and photographic chemicals.
Also called trinitrotoluene.
[1910–15]

TNT2

,
Trademark. Turner Network Television (a cable TV channel).

tri·ni·tro·tol·u·ene

(trī-nī′trō-tŏl′yo͞o-ēn′)
See TNT.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trinitrotoluene - explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluenetrinitrotoluene - explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluene
explosive compound - a compound that is explosive
Translations
Trinitrotoluol

trinitrotoluene

[traɪˈnaɪtrəʊˈtɒljuːiːn] Ntrinitrotolueno m

trinitrotoluene

nTrinitrotoluol nt
References in periodicals archive ?
2010) investigated 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) effects on gene expression in the liver.
Chena, Degradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) from Explosive Wastewater Using Nanoscale Zero- Valent Iron, Chem.
Degradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in water and soil slurry utilizing a calcium peroxide compound, Chemosphere 40: 331-337.
Aerobic degradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene by Enterobacter cloacae PB2 and by pentaerythritol tetranitrate reductase.
The 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) and 2,4,6-trinitrophenol (picric acid) are the prominent members of this group.
2007, Fenton-like oxidation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene using different iron minerals, Science of the Total Environment, 385, 242251.