ammonal

[ am-uh-nal ]
/ ˈæm əˌnæl /

noun

a high explosive consisting chiefly of powdered aluminum, ammonium nitrate, and TNT.

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Origin of ammonal

First recorded in 1900–05; ammon(ium) + al(uminum)
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British Dictionary definitions for ammonal

ammonal
/ (ˈæmənəl) /

noun

an explosive made by mixing TNT, ammonium nitrate, and aluminium powder

Word Origin for ammonal

C20: from ammon (ium) + al (uminium)
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