trotyl

[ troh-til, -teel ]
/ ˈtroʊ tɪl, -til /

noun Chemistry.

TNT.

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Origin of trotyl

First recorded in 1915–20; (trini)trot(oluene) + -yl
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British Dictionary definitions for trotyl

trotyl
/ (ˈtrəʊtɪl, -tiːl) /

noun

another name for TNT

Word Origin for trotyl

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