amatol


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am·a·tol

 (ăm′ə-tôl′, -tŏl′)
n.
A highly explosive mixture of ammonium nitrate and trinitrotoluene.

[From am(monium) + (trinitro)tol(uene).]

amatol

(ˈæməˌtɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an explosive mixture of ammonium nitrate and TNT, used in shells and bombs
[C20: from am(monium) + (trinitro)tol(uene)]
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The explosive chosen for the warhead was Amatol, a mixture of sixty percent TNT and forty percent ammonium nitrate, which was insensitive to heat and shock.
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It contained 130kg (290lb) of a mixture of amatol and TNT, and later TNT with additives including wax, woodmeal, aluminium powder, naphthalene and ammonium nitrate.
IT contained 130 kg (290 lb) of a mixture of amatol and TNT, and later TNT with additives including wax, woodmeal, aluminium powder, naphthalene and ammonium nitrate.
A Mississippi B Louisiana C Georgia D Alabama QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: What has the chemical compound amatol been used to make?
The bomb - containing a mixture of highly-explosive Amatol and TNT - is estimated to have been about twometres in length and was so big that German aircraft would only have been able to carry two at a time.
If you can pour tea ladies, she tells them, you can pour amatol into bombs.