trinitrocresol

trinitrocresol

[trahy-nahy-troh-kree-sohl]
noun Chemistry.
a yellow, crystalline compound, C 7 H 5 N 3 O 7 , used in high explosives.

Origin:
trinitro- + cresol

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trinitrocresol (traɪˌnaɪtrəʊˈkriːsɒl)
 
n
a yellow crystalline highly explosive compound. Formula: CH3C6H(OH)(NO2)3

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