trinitrophenol


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tri·ni·tro·phe·nol

 (trī-nī′trō-fē′nōl′, -nôl′, -nŏl′)
n.
Picric acid.
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trinitrophenol

(traɪˌnaɪtrəʊˈfiːnɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for picric acid
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The acid, called trinitrophenol (TNP), was an important component of an explosive, according to a member of the Army's Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team.
2.6- trinitrophenol (2,6-DNP), and 2,4,6-TNP (2,4,6-TNP) are the most common and multipurpose industrial chemicals with wide-ranging applications as insecticides, dyes, drugs, and ordnance compounds [19-25].
The chemical can be used to make the explosive trinitrophenol, also known as TNP, court documents say."--USA Today, February 24