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ammonal

[am-uh-nal]
noun
  1. 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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ammonal

noun
  1. an explosive made by mixing TNT, ammonium nitrate, and aluminium powder
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Word Origin for ammonal

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