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Torpex

[ tawr-peks ]
/ ˈtɔr pɛks /
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noun
(sometimes lowercase) a high explosive made of TNT, cyclonite, and aluminum powder and used especially in torpedoes, mines, and depth bombs.
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Origin of Torpex

First recorded in 1945–50; torp(edo) + ex(plosive)
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