trinitrotoluene

[trahy-nahy-troh-tol-yoo-een]
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Also tri·ni·tro·tol·u·ol [trahy-nahy-troh-tol-yoo-ohl] /traɪˌnaɪ troʊˈtɒl yuˌoʊl/.

Origin of trinitrotoluene

First recorded in 1895–1900; trinitro- + toluene
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Related Words for trinitrotoluene

nitroglycerin, TNT, gelignite, trinitrotoluene

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British Dictionary definitions for trinitrotoluene

trinitrotoluene

trinitrotoluol (traɪˌnaɪtrəʊˈtɒljʊˌɒl)

noun
  1. the full name for TNT
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trinitrotoluene in Science

trinitrotoluene

[trī-nī′trō-tŏlyōō-ēn′]
  1. See TNT.
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