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dunnite

[duhn-ahyt] /ˈdʌn aɪt/
noun
1.
an ammonium picrate explosive used as a bursting charge for armor-piercing projectiles and in high-explosive shells; explosive D.
Origin
named after Col. B. W. Dunn (1860-1936), U.S. Army, the inventor; see -ite1
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dunnite

/ˈdʌnaɪt/
noun
1.
an explosive containing ammonium picrate
Word Origin
C20: named after Colonel B. W. Dunn (1860–1936), American army officer who invented it
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