trotyl

[troh-til, -teel]

noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. trotskyite,
  2. trotter,
  3. trotting race,
  4. trotting races,
  5. trotty,
  6. trou-de-loup,
  7. troubadour,
  8. troubadours,
  9. troubetzkoy,
  10. trouble

Origin of trotyl

First recorded in 1915–20; (trini)trot(oluene) + -yl

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British Dictionary definitions for trotyl

trotyl

noun

another name for TNT

Word Origin for trotyl

C20: from (trini) trot (oluene) + -yl

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