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trinitrocresol

[trahy-nahy-troh-kree-sohl]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a yellow, crystalline compound, C7H5N3O7, used in high explosives.
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trinitrocresol

noun
  1. a yellow crystalline highly explosive compound. Formula: CH 3 C 6 H(OH)(NO 2) 3
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