cyclo nite

cyclonite

[sahy-kluh-nahyt, sik-luh-]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
1920–25; cyclo- + (tri)nit(ro-) + (amin)e

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cyclonite (ˈsaɪkləˌnaɪt)
 
n
a white crystalline insoluble explosive prepared by the action of nitric acid on hexamethylenetetramine; cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine: used in bombs and shells. Formula: C3H6N6O6
 
[C20: from cyclo- + (trimethylene-tri)nit(ramin)e]

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