RDX


  1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, powerful high explosive, C3H6N6O6, used chiefly in bombs and shells.

Origin of RDX

1
1940–45; R(esearch)D(epartment)(E)x(plosive), referring to such a department in Woolwich, England

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British Dictionary definitions for RDX

RDX

abbreviation for
  1. Research Department Explosive; another name for cyclonite: See cyclonite

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