dunnite

dunnite

[duhn-ahyt]
noun
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)
 
n
an explosive containing ammonium picrate
 
[C20: named after Colonel B. W. Dunn (1860--1936), American army officer who invented it]

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