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 ?
Canals, "Graphene oxide/ [Fe.sub.3][O.sub.4] as sorbent for magnetic solid-phase extraction coupled with liquid chromatography to determine 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in water samples," Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, vol.
What was known, however, was that certain components were chemically very similar to other explosive compounds (for instance DNAN and 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT)).
Li et al., "Dummy molecularly imprinted polymers-capped CdTe quantum dots for the fluorescent sensing of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol.
demonstrated the use of NW sensors for the detection of DNP, 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene and other nitroaromatic chemicals in solution with 5 x [10.sup.-3] M concentration sensitivity.
Zhang, "A highly sensitive fluorescence assay for 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene using amine-capped silicon quantum dots as a probe," Analytical Methods, Vol.
(2010) investigated 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) effects on gene expression in the liver.
2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene inhibits endothelial nitric oxide syntheses activity and elevates blood pressure in rats.
Ryu et al., "2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) chemical sensing based on aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes and ZnO nanowires," Advanced Materials, vol.
2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) was acquired from Chem Service, Inc.
Shanb and Z.Chena, Degradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) from Explosive Wastewater Using Nanoscale Zero- Valent Iron, Chem.
It also contributed to the Second World War effort, producing the explosive 1,3,5-trinitroperhydro-1,3,5-triazine, called RDX, which is more powerful than TNT (2,4,6-trinitrotoluene).
Degradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in water and soil slurry utilizing a calcium peroxide compound, Chemosphere 40: 331-337.