ammonal


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ammonal

(ˈæmənəl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an explosive made by mixing TNT, ammonium nitrate, and aluminium powder
[C20: from ammon(ium) + al(uminium)]
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ammonal

[ˈæmənəl] Namonal m
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He claimed he was carrying 15 kilograms of the explosive ammonal -- a mixture of ammonium nitrate and aluminium powder -- and three timers, the Spanish edition of the Huffington Post reported.
Eloi: 96,000 pounds of ammonal, the most powerful explosive then known, made a crater measuring 176 feet in diameter.
Ammonal women, the heaviest drinkers - 12 percent - were between 51 and 70 years old.