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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After the nuclear explosion of July 16, 1945, the first US experimental implosive atomic bomb <<Trinity>> with a plutonium <<filling>> subcritical mass of up to 6.2 kg with a trotyl equivalent of about 18 kt from the steel tower (see Fig.
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