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Torpex

[tawr-peks] /ˈtɔr pɛks/
noun
1.
(sometimes lowercase) a high explosive made of TNT, cyclonite, and aluminum powder and used especially in torpedoes, mines, and depth bombs.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; torp(edo) + ex(plosive)
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