trotyl


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trotyl

(ˈtrəʊtɪl; -tiːl)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) another name for TNT
[C20: from (trini)trot(oluene) + -yl]
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Large amounts of trotyl, a dangerous explosive substance, have been discovered in front of the block of flats where Penko Atanasov, a lawmaker from the oppositional left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party.
Fragmented trotyl was placed into the explosive device to intensify detonation.