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)]
Translations

ammonal

[ˈæmənəl] Namonal m
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Levamisole besides its ammonal odal tends to possess potent immune modulating effect and being used to treat uterine infection and reproductive disorders in animals (Gilbert, 1992).
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.
Loaded with 24 tons of ammonal, the mine was scheduled to be ignited at 7:28 a.m., two minutes before the main attack was to begin.
On August 31, Elijah may have helped in creating a mine shaft which was loaded with 780 pounds of Ammonal. The resulting explosion left a crater some 80 foot in diameter which was then occupied by the infantry.
Ammonal women, the heaviest drinkers - 12 percent - were between 51 and 70 years old.