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amatol

[am-uh-tawl, -tol] /ˈæm əˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
an explosive mixture of ammonium nitrate and TNT.
Origin of amatol
1915-1920
1915-20; am(monium) + connective -a- + (trinitro)tol(uene)
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amatol

/ˈæməˌtɒl/
noun
1.
an explosive mixture of ammonium nitrate and TNT, used in shells and bombs
Word Origin
C20: from am(monium) + (trinitro)tol(uene)
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