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.
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trinitrotoluene

(traɪˌnaɪtrəʊˈtɒljʊˌiːn) or

trinitrotoluol

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the full name for TNT
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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).
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tri·ni·tro·tol·u·ene

(trī-nī′trō-tŏl′yo͞o-ēn′)
See TNT.
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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
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Translations
Trinitrotoluol

trinitrotoluene

[traɪˈnaɪtrəʊˈtɒljuːiːn] Ntrinitrotolueno m
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trinitrotoluene

nTrinitrotoluol nt
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Sodium sulphite is also used as anti-chorinating in the cleaning of sulphur dioxide gas in mash factories, manufacturing of trinitrotoluene (TNT), and as a part of water treatment.
Known as 'canaries' because they had to handle TNT (the chemical compound trinitrotoluene that is used as an explosive agent in munitions) which caused their skin to turn yellow, these women risked their lives working with poisonous substances without adequate protective clothing or the required safety measures.
How is the explosive trinitrotoluene commonly known?
In immediate action, police dug up the spot and found a huge cache of trinitrotoluene detonators, detonator launchers and over 50 boxes of ammunition.
"Explosive" means any chemical compound or mixture that has the property of yielding readily to combustion or oxidation upon application of heat, flame, or shock, including but not limited to dynamite, nitroglycerin, trinitrotoluene, or ammonium nitrate when combined with other ingredients to form an explosive mixture, blasting caps, and detonators.
All of them will be arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts Thursday morning.The Nation is aware of the alleged roles of each of the aides of Abdimajit, who was arrested in Merti, Isiolo, as he transported a vehicle laden with a total of 110 kilogrammes of Trinitrotoluene (TNT) explosives, five AK-47 rifles, 36 gun magazines, three modified Nokia phones, 36 unprimed hand grenades, 18 pairs of grenade primers, five military-grade projectiles, and three military knives.
Chaim Weizmann came out with a formula that made possible the rapid method of manufacturing TNT (trinitrotoluene) and a smokeless gunpowder.
The possible organics that can be treated with SBAC also contain toluene [95], phenol [96], nitrobenzene [97], trinitrotoluene [98], rhodamine B [99], and ibuprofen (IBP) [100].
For another nitroaromatic explosive, trinitrotoluene (TNT), even lower detection limit (~[10.sup.-14]M) was attained by Lichtenstein et al.
This "solar driven" technology has the ability to remove contaminants such as heavy metals (As, Cd, Cu, Cr, Hg, Ni, Pb, Se, Zn, etc.), radioactive metals (Cs, Sr, U, etc.), and organic compounds (Benzopyrene pesticides (PAHs), Trichloroethylene (TCE), Trinitrotoluene (TNT), etc.).
For dinitroboroxine, the specific enthalpy of decomposition rivals that of many of the table entries, and it even slightly higher than that of trinitrotoluene (TNT), which is a standard against which other HEDMs are measured.
Marine Corps barracks area in Beirut, Lebanon, was destroyed by a 20,000-pound trinitrotoluene (TNT)equivalent blast in 1983 after a truck crashed through a checkpoint.